Spicy Coconut Salmon

Add spice to your salmon life, to have a good taste in your meal

Spicy Coconut Salmon
Spicy Coconut Salmon


1 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 c. diced onion

1 1/2″ piece ginger, grated

1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes, plus more for serving

1 13.5-oz can coconut milk

4 salmon pieces (about 2 lbs.)

kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, warm 1 teaspoon olive oil and cook garlic, onions, ginger, and red pepper flakes until softened, 3 minutes. Add coconut milk and bring to a boil, then simmer on medium until thickened, 10 to 12 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Season salmon with salt and pepper, then drizzle skillet with olive oil and sear salmon, 4 minutes per side.
  3. Serve salmon with warm spicy coconut milk sauce and top with red pepper flakes and cilantro.
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