Katsu salmon with choy sum

Katsu salmon with choy sum
  • Serves 4
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins


  • 2 packs Mowi raw salmon
  • Jasmine rice enough for 4 people – cook the rice as per pack instructions
  • 120g Choy sum or pak choi – washed and trimmed
  • 2 tbsp Sunflower oil
  • 100g Onions – finely diced 1 medium sized onion or ½ large onion
  • 2 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 10-12g Ginger small piece – finely chopped
  • 1½ Tbsp Medium curry powder
  • 1tsp Five spice
  • ½ tsp Ground Turmeric
  • 2-3 Tbsp Soy sauce
  • 400g Coconut milk
  • 1 tsp Honey (or a pinch of sugar)
  • 60g Red onions – finely sliced
  • lemon juice ½ lemon
  • 1 tsp Coriander – chopped


  1. 1

    First prepare the red onions by placing the sliced red onions in a bowl and add the juice of half a lemon a good pinch of salt and a tsp of chopped coriander. Mix together and place in the fridge until required.

  2. 2

    Heat 1tbsp oil in a non-stick wok or deep frying pan. Season the salmon fillets and sear for about 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove from the pan and set aside.

  3. 3

    Heat the rest of the oil in the pan and add the onions, garlic, ginger and a pinch of salt. Cook on a low heat until the onions are soft stirring frequently (be careful not to burn or colour the onions)

  4. 4

    Once the onions are soft, add the dry spices (curry powder, turmeric & five spice) and cook for another minute on a low heat

  5. 5

    Add the coconut milk, soy sauce and honey. Bring the sauce to the boil and simmer on a low heat for 5 minutes

  6. 6

    Place the salmon in the sauce (skin side up )and cover with a lid or form a lid with a sheet of tin foil. Simmer for 10 minutes.

  7. 7

    Lay the choy sum on top of the sauce and place the lid back over the pan. Cook for a further 3-4 minutes, then taste and adjust the seasoning if required. Check that the salmon is cooked through before serving.

  8. 8

    To serve: Place the rice into two bowls, divide the choy sum, salmon and sauce between the bowls and top with the red onions


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Katsu salmon with choy sum