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  • Author: chefjar
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4


This Creamy Salmon recipe is easy, delicious and ready in 20 minutes. Learn how to cook salmon in a mouth-watering, creamy coconut sauce. Pan seared salmon fillets are juicy inside with crispy edges. Coated in a delicious dairy-free coconut garlic sauce with a hint of chili. It is a one-skillet dish. You will love everything about this salmon recipe, how easy it comes together and how amazingly it tastes. Perfect for lunch or dinner!



  • Vegetable oil-2 tbsp.
  • Salmon fillets ( skinless or skin on)- 4 , about 1 kg/ 2.2 pound
  • Garlic powder- 1 1/2 tsp.
  • Salt and black pepper- as needed
  • Charred lemon slices- 3-4 , optional


  • Garlic cloves ( finely chopped)-6
  • Coconut cream- 1 1/4 cup
  • Coconut milk powder- 2 tbsp.
  • Almond flour- 1 tbsp.
  • Red chili flakes- 1/4 tsp.
  • Ground black pepper- 1/2 tsp.
  • Green chili ( sliced)-1
  • Salt - to taste



  • In a large non stick pan/ skillet heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  • Season salmon fillets with garlic powder, salt and ground black pepper on both sides. Once the pan is very hot, sear salmon for 5 minutes on each side or until it is cooked through. Remove from the pan and keep aside.
  • In the same pan/skillet  cook the chopped garlic until fragrant, about 30-40 seconds. Add in the coconut cream, red chili flakes and coconut powder. Mix well.
  • Stir in almond flour, season with salt and pepper. Add green chili.
  • Reduce the heat to low and allow the sauce simmer for another minute or until all the ingredients release their flavors and sauce thickens a little bit. Test the sauce and adjust the seasoning to your liking, if needed.
  • Return the salmon to the pan, top with  charred lemon slices and sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley.
  • Serve with steamed broccoli, mashed potatoes, homemade pasta , jasmine rice or cauliflower rice.
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Category: Salmon recipes
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 301.4
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 70.1 mg
  • Fat: 17.6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.9 g
  • Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 30.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 80.5 mg

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