How to make Chilli Garlic Salmon with Ginger Spaghetti -

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Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Small salmon fillets, Fresh red chillies (ताज़ी लाल मिर्च )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Seafood

Chilli Garlic Salmon with Ginger Spaghetti

Chilli Garlic Salmon with Ginger Spaghetti Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chilli Garlic Salmon with Ginger Spaghetti Recipe

  • Small salmon fillets 4

  • Fresh red chillies chopped 4

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Garlic chopped 4 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh parsley chopped 4 teaspoons

  • Lemon 1

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Asparagus stalks 8

  • Yellow cherry tomatoes halved 4-6

  • Red cherry tomatoes halved 6-8

  • Micro greens for garnish

  • Fresh pomegranate pearls A few for garnish

  • Ginger spaghetti

  • Spaghetti boiled 400 grams

  • Ginger sliced 1 inch

  • Olive oil 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Fresh parsley chopped 2 teaspoons

  • Parmesan cheese block 100 grams

  • Saffron sauce

  • Saffron a generous

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh cream 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste


Step 1

Place the salmon fillets on a plate, sprinkle salt, crushed black peppercorns, garlic, fresh red chillies, parsley, juice of lemon and olive oil and rub them well on both sides of the fillets. Set aside to marinate for 15-20 minutes.

Step 2

To make ginger spaghetti, heat oil in a non-stick wok, add ginger and sauté for 30 seconds. Add spaghetti, salt and crushed black peppercorns and toss well.

Step 3

Add parsley and toss well. Cook for 1 minute and grate parmesan cheese directly on it. Mix well and take it off the heat.

Step 4

To make the sauce, heat butter in another non-stick pan, add saffron and mix well. Add fresh cream, mix well and cook for 1 minute, stirring continuously. Add salt, crushed black peppercorns and mix well. Cook the sauce for 1 minute and take it off the heat.

Step 5

To grill the salmon fillets, heat 1 tbsp butter in yet a non-stick grill pan, place 2 marinated fillets and 4 asparagus stalks on it and cook the fish for 3-4 minutes on each side and cook the asparagus for 2-3 minutes or till the grill marks appear both fish and asparagus. Cook the remaining salmon fillets and remaining asparagus stalks similarly.

Step 6

Add yellow and red cherry tomatoes while the fish is cooking and grill them for 1-2 minutes.

Step 7

Sprinkle salt and crushed black peppercorns on tomatoes and asparagus.

Step 8

To serve place 2 asparagus stalks and a few yellow and red cherry tomatoes on each of 4 serving plates. Over them place spaghetti and top it with a salmon fillet. Drizzle the sauce over the fish, garnish with over the prepared sauce. Garnish with micro greens and pomegranate pearls and serve hot.

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