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Salmon Parcels

30 Minuts
Sushila Mangabhal


download (2)This recipe represents a fusion of ingredients from the Asian sub-continent, combining the traditional method of cooking food wrapped in parcels in makeshift underground ovens from the South pacific. (Known as’Lovo’ in Fiji or a ‘Hangi’ in New Zealand).

I have adapted this for our modern world by using foil and a conventional oven. Salmon can be substituted with any fish of your choice.



4 salmon fillets                                           4 tbsp dark soy sauce

Assortment of mixed vegetable –                 2 tbsp honey

Onions, broccoli, mange tout, peas,           2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce

peppers (or any seasonal                                     3 tsp cumin powder

vegetables)                                                  3 tsp coriander powder

Fresh green/red chillies to taste                            1 tsp chilli powder

4 cloves garlic, finely chopped                             Fresh lemon Juice

1 inch ginger, finely chopped                      Fresh coriander



  • Pre-heat the oven to 180o
  • In a bowl, mix together the dark soy sauce, honey, ginger, garlic, fresh chillies, cumin / coriander powder, chilli powder and lemon Juice until a paste is formed.
  • Coat each piece of salmon with the paste.
  • Pour any leftover paste over the assorted vegetables and mix will.
  • Divide the vegetables into 4 portions.
  • Place each salmon fillet in the centre of a piece of foil.
  • Add one portion of the vegetables to each parcel, sprinkle chopped coriander and seal each parcel well.
  • Place parcels in the oven on an oven tray and bake for 20-30 minutes.
  • Serve with plain boiled rice or noodles.