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Thai Style Sweet Chili Grilled Salmon

It only takes 30 minutes to cook this sticky sweet chili grilled salmon. Marinating mixture is made with the famous Mae Ploy sauce and more.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Marinating time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 10 oz


  • Grilling pan


  • 8 oz salmon fillet middle part of the fish, skin on
  • salt and pepper to taste

Marinated mixture

  • 2 tbsp Maeploy sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp seasoning soy sauce Maggi or Golden Mountain brand

Scallion oil

  • 1 c green onion chopped
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil


  • mixed green
  • roasted peanut


For grilled salmon

  • Pat dry salmon fillet. Use a sharp knife, score crisscross lines on non-skin side of the salmon (about ⅓ inch in depth). Seasoning with small dash of salt and pepper.
  • Mix together ingredients of marinade liquid. Pour on scored salmon and let marinade for at least 1 hour. Save left over sauce (if any) to serve on a side later
  • Pre-heat oven to 390F/200C.
  • In a heavy-bottom cooking pan, heat enough oil on medium high heat, wait until both the pan and oil are hot, put the salmon (skin side down) and fry for 2 minutes or until the skin is released completely from the pan surface.
  • Use rubber spatula to flip the salmon, and cook the other side for another 2 minutes.
  • Move the salmon from cooking pan to grilling pan (skin side down) and put in the oven. Cook for another 15 minutes.

For scallion oi

  • In a small frying pan, heat 3tbsp of oil on medium heat, then add chopped green onion. Stir to coat onion evenly with oil. Turn off the heat immediately. Set aside for later use


  • After the salmon is done cooking, take it out of the oven and let it rest for 2 minutes then served immediately with scallion on top, roasted peanut, a side of sweet chili sauce, and mixed green (See notes for more serving options).


This Thai style sticky sweet chili grilled salmon can be served with:
  • Mix greens
  • By itself
  • A hot bowl of steamed rice
Or you can transform it into a salmon salad by adding cherry tomatoes, more mixed greens, sliced apples, and your favorite dressing.
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