Easy Baked Tandoori Samon Tikka
Healthy oven-baked tandoori salmon tikka in 10 minutes (that does not use food coloring).
This salmon tandoori recipe yields imelt-in-your-mouth salmon that is full of smoky tandoori flavors and not dry and rubbery.
Salmon Tandoori Masala Ingredients
Kashmiri chilli powder
Heat mustard oil in a small pan and add to the chilli powder. Let the mixture cool down.
How to make Salmon Tandoori Masala
Add the rest of the ingredients: coriander, cumin, garam masala, salt, pepper, yogurt and lemon juice. Mix well until you get a smooth marinade.
Remove skin and bones, if any, from the salmon fillets and chop them into 2-inch pieces. Add the tandoori marinade and mix well.
How to marinate salmon
Marinate the salmon cubes in the refrigerator for a minimum of 30 minutes. They can be marinated for up to 5 hours.
How long to marinate salmon
Place salmon cubes in a baking tray and baste them with melted butter, ghee or oil. Roast in the oven at 200°C/ 390°F for 5 minutes!
How long to bake tandoori salmon
Remove from the oven. Transfer to a serving dish immediately. This tandoori salmon recipe gets the signature bright-orange "tandoori" look and smoky flavor using natural healthy ingredients.
Serve with mint yogurt sauce as an appetizer. Or with flavored rice or rice and curry.
What to serve with tandoori salmon
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