Tandoori Salmon Bites
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- Salmon Filet cut into one inch cubes
- peeled and thin sliced cucumber
- 1/2 cup Rice Wine Vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- plain yogurt and cilantro for garnish
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon turmeric
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 teaspoon coriander
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- kosher salt to taste
Start by combining all the ingredients for the tandoori paste in a bowl and mix until thoroughly incorporated. Taste for seasoning and adjust you may like more garlic or salt it is up to you.
Next prepare the cucumber garnish by taking thinly sliced cucumber and soaking them in mixture of rice wine vinegar and sugar and keep chilled until use
Now take your salmon and put in a bowl with a couple tablespoons of the Tandoori paste and get it coated evenly. Now a little oil in a pan and place in the salmon making sure they don’t touch and into a 450degree oven for about 3-5 min until the Tandoori is just starting to get a little fat bubbling though it from the salmon.
Take out and rest for a min then lay some of the chilled cucumber on a plate and place the pieces of salmon in a nice pattern. finish with a small dollop of yogurt and a single cilantro leaf.
That’s it each bite a full fledged perfect combination of flavors that keep well at room temp so good for parties and get togethers.