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How to make Asian-style slow-cooked side of salmon

WW Senior Food Editor Lucy Kelly walks you through preparing the perfect piece of fish.

Asian-style slow-cooked side of salmon

0 SmartPoints® per serve
Prep time: 5 minutes + 1 hr marinating  |  Cook time: 45 minutes 
Serves: 8

Ingredients

1kg whole side of skinless salmon, pin-boned
2 tbs lime juice
2cm piece fresh ginger, finely grated
3 garlic cloves, crushed
¼  cup (60ml) salt-reduced soy sauce
½ bunch fresh coriander, stems finely chopped, leaves coarsely chopped, plus extra leaves, to serve

Step 1

Place fish in a large ceramic baking dish. Combine lime juice, ginger, garlic, soy sauce and coriander stems and leaves in a small bowl.

How to make Asian-style slow-cooked side of salmon

Step 2

Spoon mixture over fish. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour to marinate.

How to make Asian-style slow-cooked side of salmon

Step 3

Preheat oven to 140°C. Drain off excess marinade. Bake fish for 30-40 minutes, depending on thickness. Check fish is cooked by using a fork in the thickest part.

How to make Asian-style slow-cooked side of salmon

Step 4

Pour excess marinade into a small saucepan. Bring to the boil over medium-high heat. Cook for 1 minute.

How to make Asian-style slow-cooked side of salmon

Step 5

Pour sauce over fish. Sprinkle with coriander to serve.

How to make Asian-style slow-cooked side of salmon

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed mixed Asian greens, such as baby bok choy and gai lan (Chinese broccoli), cooked brown rice and lime wedges. 

Asian-style slow-cooked side of salmon

TIP: Ask your fishmonger for a piece of salmon that is of even thickness as this will help it cook evenly.