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Asian Salmon with Bok Choy



2 portion(s)


  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 stalk Lemon grass, white part only roughly chopped
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 20 grams palm sugar
  • 1 Juice & zest of a lime
  • 100 grams water
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 red chilli

The rest

  • 300 grams Salmon FIllet, Pin boned
  • 2 bunches Baby bok choy
  • 2 Kafir Lime Leaves, shredded
  • 10 Thai basil leaves, torn
  • 1 long red chilli, sliced
  • 6
    Preparation 5min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

    The sauce
  1. Add garlic, chilli, lemon grass, red onion, lime zest and palm sugar to the bowl.


    Process 5 sec/speed 5.  Scrape down bowl.


    Add coconut oil and cook 3 mins/100oC/speed 1


    Add water & lime juice.


    Line varoma tray with wet, wrung out baking paper. Place salmon on top tray and assemble Varoma.

    Steam for 5 mins/100oC/speed 1 while sauce is reducing.


    Add the bok choy to the bottom of the Varoma and steam for another 5 minutes or until wilted but still crunchy. Check that Salmon is cooked to your liking.


    Pan fry the salmon quickly in a hot pan if a browned finish is desired.


    Place the bok choy into 2 serving bowls, top with the salmon.


    Pour over the sauce & garnish with the lime leaves, chilli & thai basil


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  • Beautiful - better for a

    Submitted by Mint and lemon on 18. February 2016 - 22:18.

    Beautiful - better for a small dash of fish sauce


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  • Quick, easy, healthy and

    Submitted by Clemmix on 13. April 2015 - 20:00.

    Quick, easy, healthy and tasty! Would even be nice with a bit of rice if you were hungry! 

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  • This was delicious!  Easy to

    Submitted by Kristy's Kitchen on 24. March 2015 - 11:58.

    This was delicious!  Easy to make, will become a regular weeknight dinner.  Added in an extra chilli as we like the heat  tmrc_emoticons.)

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