Baked Coconut Salmon

Creamy coconut baked salmon topped with red peppers and cilantro.

Are you looking for a juicy delicious weeknight meal to make for the family? You have to try this delicious healthy coconut baked salmon. This baked salmon includes a great coconut sauce topped with red peppers and cilantro.

Baked Coconut Salmon

How Long Does It Take To Prepare?

It took me about 10 minutes to prepare. 

How Long Does It Take To Cook?

You should plan for 15-20 minutes of cooking time.

Shopping List

You will need:

  • 2-pound salmon boneless or 4-5 Salmon Fillets
  • 1 Can Coconut Milk
  • 1 Cilantro
  • 1 Red Pepper
  • 2 Limes
  • Salt
  • Ginger Powder
  • Garlic Powder
  • Mayonaise

How Do You Make Baked Coconut Salmon

  • Gather all your ingredients.
  • Take the salmon out of the refrigerator and let it sit for about 10 minutes while you are preparing your other ingredients.
  • Cut up red pepper and cilantro into small fine pieces. Set aside. Cut the lime into slices.
  • Preheat oven at 375 degrees.
  • Open can of coconut milk and pour into a bowl. Add 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder, 1 teaspoon mayonnaise, and 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder into the bowl and stir around. Set aside.
  • Grease baking dish with oil or cooking spray.
  • Put salmon into a baking dish and lightly season with salt, pepper, ginger powder, and garlic powder.
  • Bake salmon for 15-20 minutes.
  • 7 minutes before your salmon is done get a cooking pot and pour your coconut milk into the pot.
  • Bring to a boil then remove from stove.
  • Remove salmon from the oven and pour coconut milk over the salmon. Check for the taste of your sauce you may need to add extra salt or other spices you may like.
  •  Sprinkle red pepper and cilantro on top.
  •  Squeeze lemon on top of salmon if you like.

How To Know If the Salmon Is Cooked?

You can check the salmon by poking it with a fork to see if it flakes easily. Or you can use a thermometer. The FDA recommends cooking fish to an internal temperature of 145 degrees F.

What Sides Go Best With Salmon?

You can have baked veggies, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, sweet potatoes, regular potatoes, carrots, and asparagus. I like to eat my baked salmon with rice.

Coconut Salmon

Is Salmon Healthy?

Healthline list some health benefits of salmon. Some benefits are that it is rich in omega- 3 fatty acids, high in vitamin B, and a good source of protein and potassium.

I hope you enjoy this coconut baked salmon.

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5 from 1 vote

Coconut Baked Salmon

Enjoy this delicious healthy baked coconut salmon topped with red peppers and cilantro.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Salmon, Coconut Baked Salmon, Dinner Recipes, Easy Dinner Recipes, Healthy Baked Salmon
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 1 2 lb Salmon Boneless
  • 1 Can Coconut Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Cilantro
  • 1/2 Cup Red Onions
  • 2 Limes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Mayonaise

Instructions

  • Gather all your ingredients.
  • Take the salmon out of the refrigerator and let sit for about 10 minutes while you are preparing your other ingredients.
  • Cut up red pepper and cilantro into small fine pieces. Set aside. Cut the lime into slices.
  • Preheat oven at 375 degrees
  • Open can of coconut milk and pour into a bowl. Add 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon mayonaise, 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder, and 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder into the bowl and stir around. Set aside.
  • Grease baking dish with oil or cooking spray
  • Put salmon into a baking dish and lightly season with salt, pepper, ginger powder, and garlic powder.
  • Bake salmon for 15-20 minutes.
  • 7 minutes before your salmon is done get a cooking pot and pour your coconut milk into the pot.
  • Bring to a boil then remove from stove.
  • Remove salmon from the oven and pour coconut milk over the salmon. Check for the taste of your sauce you may need to add extra salt or other spices you may like.
  •  Sprinkle red pepper and cilantro on top.
  •  Squeeze lemon on top of salmon if you like.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

You may have to add more salt or seasoning depending on your taste.
Store baked salmon in the refrigerator for 1-2 days.
If you like a lot of sauce you can add another can of coconut milk.

1 thought on “Baked Coconut Salmon”

  1. 5 stars
    So delicious and flavourful! My entire family loves this dish! This recipe is now added into my recipe book.

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