Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Fish Supper

Soy, Honey and Sesame  Salmon with Stir fry veggies (serves 2)

This is great for a midweek supper when you are super hungry and need a quick meal but still want bags of flavour. I've used cabbage and red peppers in my stir fry just because they were in my fridge, you can use any veggies – its ideal to use the stuff that’s been sitting in your fridge for a while…

I love visiting the local Chinese supermarket especially for Asian vegetables and to stock up on the sauces used in this recipe. It also has a restaurant upstairs which serves amazing fresh sushi and dimsum!

I find making my own stir fry sauce tastes a lot better than any packets and also you know exactly what is going into your dinner. My time saving tip in this recipe is to use frozen ginger or garlic – I just buy this fresh and whiz it up in my mini food processor and pop it into my freezer.  Pull it out when you need it and just break a piece off to use. 

Enjoy J

2 Salmon Fillets
1 tsp Olive oil
1 tsp sesame oil
3 tbsps Dark Soy Sauce
1 tbsp Light Soy Sauce
1 tbsp Honey
½ tsp Chilli Flakes
¼ tsp Sesame seeds
¼ Lemon
½ Onion
3 Spring Onions
1 tbsp. Garlic
1 tbsp Ginger
½ tsp Chillies
2 cups Cabbage
1 Red Peppers
1 tbsp Oyster Sauce
½ tsp Rice wine vinegar
¼ cup Coriander
¼ tsp Black Pepper
½ tsp Chinese Five Spice

Frying Pan


1.Chop up all vegetables and finely chop coriander

2.Heat up the olive oil in frying pan and the sesame oil in the wok for a few minutes on a medium heat

3. Add onions, spring onions, garlic and ginger into wok and stir fry for 2-3 minutes

 4.Add salmon to frying pan (skin side down to get this crispy)

 5.Add chillies, cabbage and red peppers to wok – stir fry for a further 1-2 minutes

6.Turn salmon over after 3-4 minutes to cook through on both sides

7.Add dark soy sauce (2tbsp), oyster sauce, red wine vinegar, black pepper, Chinese five spice and coriander to stir fry – cook through for 1-2 minutes and stir fry is ready

8.Add remaining dark soy, light soy, honey, red chilli flakes and sesame seeds to salmon  – cook for further
1-2 minutes ensuring salmon is cooked all the way through, finish with a final squeeze of lemon

9. Transfer stir fry to a bowl and place salmon on top – enjoy eating with your favourite chopsticks.