Spiced Salmon Fillet Recipe

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This tasty salmon dish will keep you feeling full as well as helping repair and build muscle. Salmon provides around 24g of protein per 100g serving, putting it among the top high-protein foods. Salmon is also a good source of omega-3, which has plenty of established health benefits. 

This quick-to-make fish supper packs a punch in the flavour department too, with chilli, lemon and plenty of spices giving it a zingy kick. It’s an ideal recipe to use if you’re following a weight loss meal plan for women or a weight loss diet plan for men.

Spiced Salmon Fillet Recipe

This recipe was provided by Kumud Gandhi, founder of The Cooking Academy where you can take one of her cookery classes.


  1. Place all the ingredients except the fish in a bowl. Mix well, then add the fish and mix again.
  2. Cook under a hot grill for 10 minutes, placing fish 10cm away from the heat, or cook in the oven for 20 minutes at 180˚C/gas mark 4.

Ingredients (Serves Two)

  • 2 pieces of salmon fillet
  • 2tsp vegetable oil
  • 1tbsp lemon juice
  • ½tsp chopped garlic
  • ½tsp ground cumin
  • ½tsp ground coriander
  • ¼tsp black pepper
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of red chilli powder
  • Pinch of turmeric
  • Pinch of fresh coriander


We let Myfitnesspal, one of the best weight-loss apps for calorie counting, crunch the numbers for us, giving approximate nutritional quantities for all the ingredients in this recipe. This simple serving of grilled fish comes in at 322 calories per serving. That breaks down into 29g of protein, 22g of fat, just 3g of carbs, and 1g of fibre.

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Lucy Miller
Former editor

Lucy Miller is an experienced journalist who has worked across a range of health and fitness titles. She was the fitness and nutrition editor at Men’s Fitness UK, and has also been fitness editor of both Health & Fitness UK and Women’s Fitness UK. Lucy qualified as a NASM-certified personal trainer and nutritionist in 2008.

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