Festive Lemongrass Baked Salmon - Kopi Thyme

Festive Lemongrass Baked Salmon

Looking to do something different for your Holiday Season recipe with some salmon?

Here's a different take on a festive baked salmon using our Uop Sa Nuong. Layered with so much flavour and texture.  This would leave everyone wanting more. 

Incredibly simple to make and trust us, it might become a new favourite dish during the holidays! 

SERVING 3 | PREP TIME 20 min | TOTAL TIME 40 min 


  • 1.2 – 1.5 kg / 2.4 – 3lb Salmon
  • 2 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Lemongrass Glaze:

Lemongrass Cream Sauce:

  • 2 tbsp Kopi Thyme’s Uop Sa Noung
  • ½ cup Sour Cream  
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • ¼  cup Green Onion, chopped


  • 1/3 cup Cranberry, dry
  • 1/3 cup Pomegranate
  • 1/3 cup Nuts, toasted (Spicy candied pecans is what we used, if not slivered Almonds or any choice of nuts works great)
  • 1/3 cup Cilantro and Green Onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 3 tbsp Oil

festive lemongrass baked salmon ingredient


  1. Preheat oven at 180oC/350F.
  2. Melt butter or use any oil of choice and mix with Uop Sa Nuong.
  3. Prepare salmon by placing a large sheet of foil in a baking tray, then top with parchment paper. Season salmon with salt and pepper.
  4. Pour Lemongrass Glaze over salmon. Then bake wrapped in foil for 15 minutes.
  5. In a bowl mix together Lemongrass Cream Sauce and in another bowl mix together Tapenade.
  6. Once salmon is baked, pour Lemongrass Cream Sauce, and spread it evenly.                                                    kopi thye lemongrass cream sauce
  7. Finish it off by sprinkling the Tapenade.                                                     
  8.  Best served warm. Enjoy!



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