Crispy Turmeric Salmon with Yogurt Sauce

This dish perfectly balances the robust, earthy notes of turmeric with the creamy, tangy complement of yogurt sauce. It’s an ode to simplicity and taste, promising a culinary journey that’s as nutritious as it is delicious. Ideal for a midweek dinner or a special weekend treat, this recipe brings a splash of colour and a burst of flavour to any table.



  • 4 salmon fillets (about 150g each)
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Yogurt Sauce:

  • 200g Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste



  1. Preheat your oven to 200°C. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, mix turmeric, sea salt, and a dash of pepper. Rub this mixture over the salmon fillets.
  3. Place the salmon on the prepared tray. Drizzle with olive oil. Roast for 12-15 minutes, or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork.
  4. While the salmon cooks, prepare the yogurt sauce. Combine Greek yogurt, lemon juice, minced garlic, and dill in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve the crispy turmeric salmon with a generous dollop of yogurt sauce on top.


This Crispy Turmeric Salmon with Yogurt Sauce represents a harmonious blend of taste and wellness, proving that nutritious eating doesn’t have to sacrifice flavour.