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spice Crusted Salmon


spice Crusted Salmon

Originally uploaded by chefvinod

Spice Crusted Salmon as demonstrated on fox tv.

I have received several requests for posting this recipe for the Spice Crusted Salmon and here it is :

Salmon - 2 fillet 6 ounces each
Ginger and garlic paste - 2 teaspoon
Salt - to taste
Fresh lemon juice - 2 tsp.
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Red chilly flakes - ¼ tsp
Cumin Seeds - ½ tsp
Whole Black Pepper Corns - ¾ tsp
Olive oil or Veg Oil - 2 tsp

1)    Cut Salmon fillets into six ounce pieces with the skin on.
2)    Rub with Salt, fresh lemon juice, ginger and garlic paste and olive oil. - Set aside for half an hour.
3)    In a skillet, toast coriander seeds, whole red chilies, cumin seeds and black pepper corns - grind in a spice grinder or coffee mill.
4)    Apply this coarsely ground spices on top of the marinated fillet.
5)    Heat a skillet to high heat and place the fillet with the marinated side facing down and the skin side up.
6)    Sear for approximately a  minute till the spices form a nice crust and then flip it over gently
7)    Finish in a preheated oven at 350 F for about 10 minutes or till the fish is done. Do not overcook the fish.

P.S : If you are not used to having a lot of hot food, reduce the red chilly flakes and pepper corns.

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