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BBQ tamarind salmon with lemongrass and chilli

Nutritional Info
Calories277
Fat5.80g
Saturates1.79g
Total Sugar1.79g

BBQ tamarind salmon with lemongrass and chilli 2012-07-16 4 0 0 0 0 Salmon is a very nutritious food that is high in protein and rich in healthy omega 3 fats. Omega 3 fats can help to reduce inflammation in our bodies, which has been identified as being a root cause of many health prob

BBQ salmonSalmon is a very nutritious food that is high in protein and rich in healthy omega 3 fats. Omega 3 fats can help to reduce inflammation in our bodies, which has been identified as being a root cause of many health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, some types of cancers and arthritis.

Omega 3s also help prevent the blood clots that cause many strokes. Salmon provides plenty of vitamin D, needed for good bone health, as well as B vitamins, magnesium and selenium.

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 100g tamarind puree
  • 2 lemongrass stalks, sliced
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 piece of root ginger (3cm), grated
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • Small bunch of mint, chopped
  • 700g piece of salmon
  • Small bunch of coriander

Method

In a small bowl, mix together the tamarind, lemongrass, chilli, ginger, honey, soy sauce and mint.

Place the salmon on a greased piece of foil or a banana leaf. Brush a thick layer of the sauce over the salmon and BBQ for 10 minutes.

Serve sprinkled with coriander and a bowl of extra marinade on the side for dipping.

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