Grilled Fillet of Pacific Salmon With Thai Red Curry Sauce and B

Recipe by Celeste
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare a fire in a charcoal grill or preheat a gas grill.
  • To make the rice, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Wash the rice in a colander under cold running water for 1 minute, then drain well and set aside for 10 minutes.
  • In a small ovenproof saucepan, combine the rice, butter, and water.
  • Cover with a tight-fitting lid and cook over high heat until strong steam comes out from under the lid.
  • Remove from the heat, put the pan in the oven, and bake for 12 to 14 minutes, or until the rice is tender and all the water is absorbed.
  • Set aside and keep warm.
  • To start the salad, combine the cabbage, cucumber, cilantro, and mint in a medium bowl, and toss well.
  • Cover and refrigerate.
  • To make the sauce, in a medium saucepan over a medium heat, heat the peanut oil and saute the garlic and ginger until the garlic is lightly browned.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and add the coriander seeds, curry powder, curry paste, paprika, and cumin.
  • Decrease the heat to low and saute for abou t 2 minutes to release the oils and flavors; be careful not to burn the mixture.
  • Stir in the coconut milk, tomato puree, soy sauce, and brown sugar.
  • Increase the heat, bring the sauce almost to a boil, and remove from heat. (Don't let the sauce boil, or the sauce will separate.).
  • Keep warm or reheat gently before serving.
  • Meanwhile, to cook the salmon, brush the fillets with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Grill the fillets for about 2 1/2 minutes per side for medium rare, or until browned on the outside but still slightly translucent in the center.
  • Or, heat a grill pan or skillet over high heat until very hot and cook the fillets for about 2 1/2 minutes per side for medium rare, or until browned on the outside but still slightly translucent in the center.
  • To finish the salad, toss the cabbage mixture with the soy sauce and rice vinegar in a large bowl.
  • To serve, place about 1/2 cup rice in the center of each of 4 warmed plates.
  • Ladle 1/2 cup sauce around the rice, then place a fillet on top of the rice.
  • Top each fillet with a tall mound of the cabbage salad.
  • Sprinkle the sauce with peanuts.
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