Curried Salmon Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 - 6


  • 2 pounds (1 kg) fresh salmon
  • 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) white wine, water or half wine, half water
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mL) salt
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup (250 mL) long grain rice
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) butter
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) curry powder
  • 3 tablespoons (45 g) butter
  • 3 tablespoons (26.25 g) flour
  • 1 cup (250 mL) milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) light cream
  • 3 egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • Salt and pepper
How to cook Curried Salmon:
  • In a 12-cup (3-L) microwave-safe dish, pour white wine, water or half wine, half water.
  • Cover and microwave on 'MAXIMUM' for 4 minutes, until boiling.
  • Well mix in salt, bay leaves and rice.
  • Cover and microwave on 'MEDIUM-MAXIMUM', for 15 to 18 minutes.
  • Remove dish from oven leave to rest for 10 minutes, covered.
  • In a bowl, melt 2 tablespoons (30 g) butter at 'HIGH', for 2 minutes.
  • Thoroughly mix in curry powder.
  • Leave salmon whole or cut it into 4 thick steaks.
  • Roll salmon into hot curried butter.
  • Cover dish microwave salmon on 'MEDIUM-MAXIMUM', for 6 to 8 minutes, until tender keep salmon warm.
  • In a small bowl or a measuring cup, melt remaining 3 tablespoons (45 g) butter on 'MAXIMUM', for 1 minute.
  • Mix in flour, until well blended.
  • Pour in milk and cream microwave on 'MAXIMUM' for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring twice.
  • Beat egg yolks and mix in 1/2 cup (125 mL) of hot sauce then mix into remaining hot sauce.
  • Whip sauce.
  • Microwave sauce on 'MEDIUM' for 2 minutes, stirring once.
  • Salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Spoon cooked rice onto a hot, serving plate.
  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer salmon in the center of cooked rice, onto serving plate.
  • Pour sauce all over salmon.
  • If needed, reheat dish for 2 minutes on 'MEDIUM', before serving.


Oven: 700 watts
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes

This recipe for Curried Salmon serves/makes: 4 - 6

The Curried Salmon recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Salmon (more Salmon recipes)
Preparation Method: Microwave (more Microwave recipes)

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