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Steamed Salmon Fillet

with Chile and Cilantro
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Steamed Salmon Fillet

Steamed Salmon Fillet - Simple sophistication, Asian style

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Health Score:
9,3 / 10
very easy
25 min.
ready in 1 hr 25 min.
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Nutritional values

The gentle steaming saves fat, preserves the aroma and makes the salmon nice and juicy. In addition to the vascular-friendly omega-3 fatty acids, the fine fish brings the daily requirement of several vitamins of the B group onto the plate and is thus good for the entire organism.

The purchase of a steaming unit is definitely worthwhile! If you don't have one (yet), you can use a strainer - it is important that it does not touch the water in the pot.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie230 kcal(11 %)
Protein35 g(36 %)
Fat9 g(8 %)
Carbohydrates2 g(1 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage0.5 g(2 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D1.5 μg(8 %)
Vitamin E1 mg(8 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin14.8 mg(123 %)
Vitamin B₆1.2 mg(86 %)
Folate41 μg(14 %)
Pantothenic acid1.3 mg(22 %)
Biotin5.4 μg(12 %)
Vitamin B₁₂4.5 μg(150 %)
Vitamin C12 mg(13 %)
Potassium520 mg(13 %)
Calcium57 mg(6 %)
Magnesium55 mg(18 %)
Iron1.6 mg(11 %)
Iodine38 μg(19 %)
Zinc1.2 mg(15 %)
Saturated fatty acids1.9 g
Uric acid251 mg
Cholesterol93 mg
Development of this recipe:


1 stalk Lemongrass
1 pc fresh ginger (about 10 grams)
1 red chili pepper
1 scallion
½ Lime
6 sprigs cilantro
1 Tbsp sweet Chili sauce
2 Tbsps Thai fish sauce
1 Tbsp sesame oil
4 Salmon (each about 150 grams)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Large knife, 1 Peeler, 1 Fine grater, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Small bowl, 1 Tablespoon, 1 large Bowl, 1 Steamer basket, 1 large Pot (with lid), 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Paper towel

Preparation steps

Steamed Salmon Fillet preparation step 1

Trim both ends of lemongrass and peel tough outer layer. Finely chop lemongrass

Steamed Salmon Fillet preparation step 2

Peel ginger root and grate finely. Halve chile lengthwise, remove the seeds, rinse and pat dry. Chop chile finely.

Steamed Salmon Fillet preparation step 3

Rinse scallion, shake dry, chop finely and put in a small bowl.

Steamed Salmon Fillet preparation step 4

Squeeze lime half. Rinse cilantro, shake dry and chop finely. Add half of cilantro to bowl with scallion. 

Steamed Salmon Fillet preparation step 5

Mix remaining cilantro with ginger, chile, lemongrass, 1-2 tablespoons lime juice, chili sauce, fish sauce and sesame oil in a large bowl.

Steamed Salmon Fillet preparation step 6

Rinse salmon fillets, pat dry and place in the chili mixture. Cover and marinate for at least 1 hour in the refrigerator.

Steamed Salmon Fillet preparation step 7

Take salmon from marinade and drain well. Place in a steamer basket set over a pot of boiling water, cover and steam for 8-10 minutes. Remove from steamer, sprinkle with the scallion mixture and serve.