Bite-Sized Salmon Tikka

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  • Published Aug 13th
  • Ready In30m
  • Servings2
  • Calories229
Salmon is versatile, highly nutritious, and can be bought fresh or frozen. This 'Indianised' recipe is quick, tasty, and ideal as a short snack or a meal eaten with a salad. Serve with Masala Chai. You can try this recipe with any white fish: cod, haddock, pollock, etc.

Bite-Sized Salmon Tikka Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Bite-Sized Salmon Tikka for 2 servings:

  • 2 teaspoons ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 pound wild Pacific salmon fillets, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup oil for frying

Bite-Sized Salmon Tikka Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook5m
  • Ready In30m

To cook Bite-Sized Salmon Tikka, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Bite-Sized Salmon Tikka is about 5 minutes , and you can serve your Bite-Sized Salmon Tikka within 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Bite-Sized Salmon Tikka easily:

  1. 1 Mix together the cayenne, turmeric, and salt in a bowl. Add the salmon to the bowl and toss to coat. Allow to sit 15 minutes.
  2. 2 Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. While the oil is heating, sprinkle the cornstarch over the salmon and again toss to coat.
  3. 3 Cook the salmon in the heated oil until golden brown, about 1 minute per side.


  • Cook's Note
  • Vary the heat and seasoning level according to taste; you can use paprika rather than cayenne for a milder version. I use a full teaspoon of salt.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 229 calories; 12.5 grams of fat; 3.8 grams of carbohydrates; 24.5 grams of protein; 50 milligrams of cholesterol; 629 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jul 24th 2014

    Added a little bit of garam masala, curry power and cumin per some suggestions. Did not use cornstarch, and just used enough oil to cover the bottom of the pan. Everything cooked quickly a ...

  2. Jul 29th 2012

    I'm not a fish lover, especially if it's dry, grilled fish. And i was disappointed that there was no tikka masala in this recipe.....until my first bite. This recipe has changed me into a s ...

  3. Jan 9th 2012

    This is .................. Good. Definately not bland, would not change a thing. Thank you for posting

  4. Jul 12th 2011

    Tastes great. I did marinade the salmon in the Tikka masala over night. I added the masala to olive oil, let that sit for an hour or so in a the fridge, and then added it to the chopped fi ...

  5. May 7th 2010

    Excellent! I made this for my husband and we both ate more than our fair share. I didn't need to change anything!

  6. Apr 20th 2010

    Wow, I'm not sure who thought this needed more spice, but there is A LOT of it!!! I like the basic idea it was a nifty way to prepare salmon. If I make this again, which I probably will, I w ...

  7. Feb 24th 2010

    I have cooked every kind of fish conceivable and this is absolutely the best stir fry salmon ever! Just the right about of spices and it would be great as an appetizer for a fish dinner.

  8. Jan 20th 2009

    We loved this recipe! The only change I made was to use only a small amount of olive oil (appx 1 1/2 - 2 TBSP), which, I’m sure, may have changed it from the original intent, but it was g ...

  9. Jan 12th 2008

    My son and I both liked this dish. However it could have used more spice, especially more hot spice -- it was much blander than I thought it would be. But I never would have thought to cut ...