Menus >Quirky >CookBooks


Roast salmon with lime atchar

An interesting combination of flavours makes for a simple and delicious main.
Image by:
Recipe from: 27 October 2010
Preparation time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins


  • 6 x 120
    salmon fillets or whole cleaned salmon fillet
  • 1/2
    lime atchar
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon or lime
  • 1/4
    fresh coriander
  • 1
    olive oil
  • 1
  • Milled pepper
Servings: Change Serving


Preheat the oven to 200°C.

Coat a baking tray lightly with cooking spray and place the salmon fillet(s) on it.

Place the atchar, lemon juice, coriander, olive oil and water in a food processor or blender and mix to create a slightly chunky paste.

Spread the atchar over fish and season.

Bake for 10 to 20 minutes, depending on size and thickness of fillet(s), or until the salmon is just cooked.

Delicious things to add:

* Serve with spring onion-studded rice and steamed long-stem broccoli or green beans.

 Things you need to know:

* Atchar is an Indian condiment made with pickled vegetables or fruit marinated in oil, lemon juice and Indian spices. It can be used to marinate fish, chicken or meat or can be served as a condiment.

* Local salmon trout will work just as well.


Read more on: fish/seafood  |  roast


Curry fest

2010-08-31 11:03 publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Tip of the day

Smelly microwave?
Remove cooking smells from your microwave oven by simply slicing a cucumber, spreading it out on a plate and cooking it in the oven at 100% for five minutes.

Find a recipe


Inside Food24


Instagram: #Food24_sa



Firebird Coffee Works in Durban

Quality coffee bar and roastery.


Find a restaurant


Jobs - Find your dream job

Property - Find a new home

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.