Salmon Tikka
Salmon Tikka
Try this quick and easy salmon tikka recipe by Bal Arneson from Spice Goddess.
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Technique Grilling
  • Preparation Time 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Cooking Time 5 minutes
  • Yield 4 servings
  • Marinade:
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon red Chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • A pinch of salt and pepper
  • Skewers:
  • 500 grams piece of salmon, skin removed and cut into 20 chunks, approximately 1-inch each
  • 1 small red pepper, cut into 16 equal sized pieces
  • 1 small orange pepper, cut into 16 equal sized pieces
  • A pinch of salt
  • Vegetable oil for grill
  1. Marinade:
  2. Whisk all of the marinade ingredients together until well blended
  1. Skewers:
  2. You will need 4 long metal or wooden skewers. If using wood, soak them overnight before using
  3. Thread pieces of salmon and peppers onto the skewers using 5 pieces of salmon for each skewer and 4 each of the peppers, alternating them so the peppers are between the pieces of salmon
  4. Place them in a dish that will accommodate them in a single layer and pour over the marinade
  5. Turn the skewers a few times, making sure they are well coated, cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 1 hour
  6. Preheat an indoor grill or a barbeque to medium-high heat
  7. Oil the grill, remove the skewers from the marinade and season them with salt
  8. Place on the grill and cook for about 5-6 minutes, turning about halfway through cooking
  9. Skewers are done when fish is firm and slightly charred
  10. Serve with lemon wedges

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