Curried Salmon and Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Warm and spicy curry creates a rich and flavorful salmon dinner.

There are as many different ways to prepare salmon as there are reasons to love it. In fact, this versatility itself is one of the main reasons that salmon should be your go-to protein. Although this tasty, heart-healthy fish packs plenty of flavor of its own, it still pairs well with a wide variety of different flavors and seasonings. From zesty lemon salmon to rich garlic and mushroom recipes or fresh Mediterranean versions, there’s really no wrong way to prepare salmon. Hey, if we’re to believe Cynthia Nixon, it’s even good on a cinnamon raisin bagel! Clearly there’s nothing salmon can’t do, and this Curried Salmon and Roasted Sweet Potatoes recipe proves it.

This curried salmon recipe is here to shake things up in the world of salmon dinners. Curry’s signature flavor and slightly spicy characteristic create another amazing baked salmon recipe to add to your rotation. This simple recipe for Curried Salmon and Roasted Sweet Potatoes makes it super easy to build a ton of flavor, all in one meal.

A Warm And Spicy Take On Baked Salmon

I love finding new ways to incorporate curry into recipes. Its warm, unique flavor really makes a dish stand out. Even your go-to chicken or shrimp dishes become new and exciting when you find a curried version.

This Curried Salmon and Roasted Sweet Potatoes recipe really spices up your salmon dinner repertoire. Easy, delicious, and unique, it’s the kind of recipe that makes you say, “Why haven’t I been making this for years?” Chances are good that, once you try it, it will probably become a staple in your weeknight rotation for years to come.

The salmon is brushed in a seasoning that’s sweet, savory, and spicy – all at the same time! Made with curry powder, honey, lime zest, and crushed peppers, this warm and tasty salmon is seasoned to perfection. It only needs to bake for about ten to fifteen minutes to achieve the perfect flaky–yet firm–fillet.

This salmon is delicious when served over rice noodles for more of a Thai red curry effect. It’s also great served with your favorite veggies or other go-to sides, which of course brings me to…

Thyme Roasted Sweet Potatoes

You can’t have Curried Salmon and Roasted Sweet Potatoes without roasted sweet potatoes, now can you? Of course, you can serve this salmon with whatever you want. It’s almost guaranteed to go well with any of your favorite sides.

That said, about 90 percent of the time, the hardest part about getting dinner on the table is just figuring out what to make in the first place. After all that work, if you still have to plan a side, you may decide not to start cooking at all.

To make your life a little bit easier, I’ve thrown in this easy recipe for roasted sweet potatoes. Sweet and savory, they’re the perfect side for this curried salmon. Meanwhile, they cook at 400 degrees (the same oven temp you’ll use for the salmon), which makes everything a whole lot quicker and easier.

Easy, flavorful, and complete with a built-in side! This Curried Salmon and Roasted Sweet Potatoes recipe is your newest weeknight lifesaver. Enjoy!

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Chef Nichole

Nichole has a culinary degree from Great Lakes Culinary Institute and has worked in the culinary industry for 10 years. She also has the knowledge to write recipes using the most nutritious, fresh, and balanced ingredients. Nichole enjoys creating healthy and tasty recipes anyone can prepare, no matter their cooking skill level.

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