Salmon with Tandoori Yogurt Sauce

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Recipe for grilled Tandoori Salmon. The classic flavors of Indian tandoori marinade give salmon a unique twist by adding a wonderful, subtle flavor.

Ingredients

  • 4 skinless salmon fillets, 6 ounces each and about 1 1/4" thick
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • For Garnish:
  • fresh lemon wedges
  • fresh parsley

Directions

  1. Sprinkle the salmon with salt and pepper, then dredge in the spice mixture.
  2. Heat the oil in a large cast iron frying pan over med-high heat. Add the salmon and cook for 3-4 minutes or until browned. Turn the fillets over and place the fry pan in the oven and continue cooking another five minutes or until the fillets flake easily. Do not overcook! Serve with yogurt and lemon slices.
  3. You alternatively cook the salmon on an outdoor grill.