Caramelised salmon

20130806-194224.jpgThis recipe is neither West Country or North African but it is one of my favourite recipes. In fact this was the first meal I cooked my now husband.
This is the perfect meal for entertaining or for cooking a romantic meal for two! It’s quick giving you more time to socialise and its sooooo yummy!

Serves 2


50g soft brown sugar
65ml water
1/2 chilli, seeded and finely chopped
1 1/2 inch ginger, finely sliced In batons
1 garlic clove, crushed
2tbs lime juice
2tbs fish sauce
2 salmon fillets, skinless chopped into bite size pieces
25g mint, chopped or 2tbs dried
10g coriander, chopped
1tbs salted peanuts, crushed

Rice to serve


Being the sugar and water to boil and add the chilli, ginger and garlic and let bubble for 4 mins till syrupy.

Add the fish sauce and lime juice to the syrup. Dip the salmon in.

Heat 2 tbs oil in a frying pan, take the salmon out of mixture and fry quickly on a high heat to caramelise.

Add the sauce and sprinkle on the herbs.

Serve over rice and scatter with the spring onions and peanuts.

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