Thai Grilled Salmon

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Thai Grilled Salmon


Instead of ordering a huge plate of Pad Thai from our local Thai restaurant, why not whip up this quick dish for a healthier alternative. Marinade your salmon in all the traditional flavors of Thai cooking, and once plated, you have a significantly healthier meal!



1. De-seed and finely chop the red chili pepper.

2. Mince the garlic cloves.

3. Grate the ginger root, approximately a thumb-sized portion of root.

4. Roughly chop the cilantro and the Thai basil. Set aside a bit of the cilantro for a garnish.

5. Chop the red onion and set aside.

6. Put the salmon in a bowl with the chilli, garlic, cilantro, Thai basil, fish sauce, sesame oil, agave, and ginger. Season with pepper and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes or overnight.

7. Grill or barbecue the salmon until it is crisp at the edges. If you like it cooked all the way through rather than rare in the middle then keep cooking until the fish feels very firm to the touch.

8. Top with chopped red onion and remaining chopped cilantro.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Piece
Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 312
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 94g 31%
Sodium 429mg 18%
Potassium 908mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 9g
Protein 35g 70%

Vitamin A 7%
Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 3%
Iron 11%
Vitamin E 1%
Vitamin K 11%
Thiamin 27%
Riboflavin B2 39%
Niacin 67%
Vitamin B6 75%
Vitamin B12 90%
Panthotenic Acid 28%
Magnesium 15%
Zinc 8%
Selenium 89%
Copper 23%
Manganese 5%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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