Thai Salmon with Chill and Basil

Thai Salmon with Chill and Basil

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Thai
Servings: 4


  • 800 g salmon fillet,
  • 4 bird eye chillis
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 6 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup chopped thai basil
  • 1 tbsp neutral oil (like peanut oil or canola oil)


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C / 392°F
  2. Slice the garlic and chilli. Set aside
  3. Combine soy sauce, oyster sauce, fish sauce and sugar in a bowl. Whisk to combine. Set aside. 
  4. Heat a large frying pan on high heat with oil. Add the garlic and chilli and fry until soft and fragrant. 
  5. Pour the sauce over the garlic and chilli and cook for a minute or two, until slightly reduced.
  6. Add the basil and cook for 1 minute. Set a side. 
  7. Place the salmon, skin side down, in a large baking tray.
  8. Pour the sauce over the salmon and pop in the oven. Bake for 10-15 minutes (or longer, depending on how thick your piece of salmon is), or until the salmon is cooked to your liking.
  9. Serve straight away with rice, sliced cucumber and tomato.