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Easy Sweet Chilli Salmon

Just ten minutes is needed to whip up this easy seared sweet chilli salmon! Perfect for meal prep and easy to throw over salads, in sandwiches or eaten as a main meal. Gluten Free, sugar free and an ideal protein option!
Servings 4
Author Arman @ thebigmansworld

Ingredients

  • 4 x fillets of salmon approximately 125-150 grams each
  • Oil for searing

For the marinade

  • 1/4 cup liquid aminos can use soy sauce
  • small handful of baby spinach chopped very finely
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes optional

For the sweet chilli sauce topping

  • 1/4 cup homemade chili sauce I used a whole30 homemade sauce from here
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp liquid aminos Can use soy sauce

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, make the marinade and mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, make the sweet chilli sauce topping. Set aside.
  • Coat a large frying pan with oil and heat on medium Once hot, quickly coat the salmon fillets in the marinade (ensure it is fully coated) before adding to the pan. Sear on each side for 1-3 minutes. Remove from the pan and cover in aluminium foil for 3 minutes to rest. Evenly divide the sweet chilli sauce topping amongst the four salmon fillets.

Notes

For even more flavourful fish, marinade them for up to 1 day before cooking.
For food prep, cook the salmon and allow to cool completely before refrigerating for up to 3 days.