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Curry Coconut Salmon

Servings: 4

Keywords: salmon, curry, coconut

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins




  • 4 4-oz Skinned salmon filets
  • 1 15 oz. can light coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons red curry paste
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons light brown sugar
  • 1 oz crushed cashews

Kale Slaw:

  • 2 cups kale cut in thin slivers
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup carrots cut in 1 inch matchstick pieces
  • ½ cup cucumber cut in 1 inch matchstick pieces
  • ½ cup red bell pepper cut in 1 inch matchstick pieces
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro – chopped
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce


  1. In a large skillet place coconut milk and the next three ingredients. Bring to a gentle boil under medium heat and stir to combine. Place the salmon pieces in the coconut-curry mixture, cover, and reduce the heat to medium. Cook for 8 minutes, flipping the pieces at the halfway point. For the Kale slaw mix all ingredients in a large bowl and let sit preferably for an hour to let the flavors meld. Serve the salmon topped with crushed cashews with the slaw on the side. Click for larger image

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1

Serving Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 543
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 41.5g 63%
Saturated Fat 25.3g 126%
Trans Fat 0g
Sodium 1016mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 16.5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 8.5g
Protein 29.8g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:


This is an easy and flavorful preparation of salmon. It can also be used with other fish or shrimp as well. I typically serve this with a side of steamed brown rice.