Monday, 17 September 2012

Cajun-style Salmon with Thai-style Noodles

Cajun-style salmon with Thai-style noodles
A delicious fresh dish that showcases the classic harmony of sweet, sour and spice! 

Serves 2
Prep time:   15 minutes 
Cooking time: 10-15 minutes


For the Thai-style noodles
1 tbsp vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 red chilli, finely chopped
½ head broccoli, cut into florets, blanched and drained
300g/7oz medium egg noodles, cooked according to packet instructions and drained
small handful fresh coriander, chopped
4 tbsp clear honey
2 limes, juice only
1 tbsp sesame oil

For the Cajun-style salmon
4 black peppercorns
½ tsp cumin seeds
½ tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp paprika
½ tsp cayenne pepper
2 x salmon fillet, skin removed
1 tbsp vegetable oil


1. For the noodles, in a wok or large frying pan heat the vegetable oil and stir fry the garlic, chilli and broccoli for 2-3 minutes.

2. Add the cooked noodles, coriander, honey, lime juice and sesame oil and stir well. Remove from the heat and set aside to keep warm.

3. For the salmon, place the spices into a pestle and mortar or spice grinder and grind until combined.

4. Rub the spice mixture over the salmon fillet.

5. Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the salmon fillet for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.

6. To serve, place the noodles onto a plate and top with the salmon fillet.  Enjoy!


  1. thanks for the recipe. please post recipe for Cajun fries in your next post.

  2. Wow!... It's may a little bit spicy, I think...
    Thai food is good... hihi...
    Have you ever tried Vietnamese Food?