Salmon with Indian Spices Recipe | PBS Food

Salmon with Indian Spices

This salmon recipe utilizes a combination of spices — ginger, turmeric, and coriander — for unique results that draw on the flavors of India.


Prep time: 5 Minutes

Total time: 20 Minutes

Yield: Serves 4



  • 1/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 skinless salmon fillets (each 6 ounces and about 1 inch thick)
  • Vegetable cooking spray


  1. Heat broiler. In a small bowl, combine yogurt, ginger, turmeric, coriander, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  2. Spray a broiler pan or rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray. Place salmon on pan.
  3. Spread yogurt mixture on top of fillets, dividing evenly. Broil until fish is just opaque throughout, 12 to 14 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Per serving: 323 calories; 14.2 grams fat; 44.2 grams protein; 1.7 grams carbohydrates; 0.3 gram fiber
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