Malaysian Salmon with Sticky Rice and Asian Greens Recipe

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Malaysian Salmon with Sticky Rice and Greens
Serves4+
SkillEasy
Total Time30 mins

This salmon recipe is full of flavour thanks to its use of fresh herbs and spices. A healthy hit of salmon and plenty of greens means it’s packed full of essential nutrients and vitamins too.

It’s super quick to make and would serve equally well as a midweek dinner as it would a fancy looking dinner party dish.

HOW TO MAKE MALAYSIAN SALMON WITH STICKY RICE AND ASIAN GREENS

Ingredients

For the rice:

  • 250g Thai sticky rice, washed

For the salmon:

  • ½tbsp sunflower oil
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 red chilli, seeds removed and finely chopped
  • 3tbsp ketjap manis

For the greens:

  • ½tbsp sunflower oil
  • 200g mangetout
  • 200g baby or spring greens, shredded
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced

Method

  1. For the rice: Bring it to the boil along with 450ml water, cook for 15 minutes then reduce to a simmer. Gently cook for another 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and mix to fluff up the grains.
  2. For the salmon: Heat the oil in a heavy-based frying pan over a medium-high heat and fry the salmon skin side down for 2-3 minutes or until crisp. Mix the garlic with the chilli then add to the pan, turn over the salmon and add 1tbsp water, cook for 2 minutes then remove the salmon. Add the ketjap manis, turn up the heat and bubble for 1 minute. Pour over the salmon fillets.
  3. For the greens: Heat the oil in a heavy-based frying pan over a medium heat, add the mange tout, then after 1 minute add the spring greens, garlic and spring onions. Cook for another 2-3 minutes.
Top Tip for making Malaysian Salmon with Sticky Rice and Asian Greens

Ketjap Manis is a thick Indonesian soy sauce that’s sweeter than Japanese varieties - ideal for glazes, dips and marinades and available at Marks & Spencer