Steamed salmon with lemongrass, ginger and chilli

Ingredients for 4 Servings

  • 1 lemon grass stem
  • 1 ginger root (20 g)
  • 1 red chilli pepper
  • 1 spring onion
  • Coloured peppercorns
  • ½ lime
  • 1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 4 salmon fillets (150 g each)


  1. Prepare fresh seasoning: Finely chop the lemon grass. Peel and
    grate the ginger. Halve the chilli pepper lengthwise and finely chop.
  2. Finely chop the spring onion and set aside in a small bowl. Grind the peppercorns to taste and mix into the spring onions.
  3. Squeeze the half lime.
  4. Mix the ginger, chilli, lemon grass, 2 tablespoons lime juice, chilli sauce and sesame oil in a bowl.
  5. Add the salmon fillets, cover in the mixture and leave to marinadein the fridge for approx. 1 hour.
  6. Take the salmon fillets out of the marinade and allow it to drip off.
  7. Place in the steamer for approx. 8 –10 minutes, then scatter the peppered spring onions over the top of the fillets with the rest of the lime juice and garnish with whole peppercorns.
Steamed salmon with lemongrass, ginger and chilli