Hits the Spot: This Spunky Salmon Curry Is a Rich-Meets-Vibrant Flavor Bomb

Plus other seafood dishes given a hip Thai-style treatment.

Made in Bangkok salmon curry
PHOTO BY Made in Bangkok ILLUSTRATION Warren Espejo

(SPOT.ph) Spiced and stick-to-your-ribs hearty, curries are a comfort classic with variations all around the globe. Thailand in particular makes curries that are typically brighter and zingier in flavor than other versions—and we recently got to try a version of the dish that blew us away not just for its tantalizing taste, but also its use of a premium fish with an especially rich character. By that, we're talking about no other than the Salmon Curry of online venture Made in Bangkok!

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Made in Bangkok seafood dishes
Made in Bangkok's got new seafood dishes that showcase their great hand at modern Thai food. 
PHOTO BY Patricia Baes

You're more than welcome to get curried away with the standout seafood dishes from Made in Bangkok:

We've raved about Made in Bangkok's stellar Thai fare that are given modern spins, and they recently introduced new seafood dishes that showcase great-quality creatures of the sea in fresh and flavorful ways. The Salmon Curry (P690/bowl, P1,360/tray) is one of the homier ones in the lineup—yet it catches your attention with its intoxicating aroma that comes out the moment you open the tupperware lid.

Made in Bangkok salmon curry
Feisty, flavor-packed red curry sauce meets rich and buttery salmon. 
PHOTO BY Patricia Baes

The Salmon Curry's glossy red-curry sauce boasts a striking color as vibrant as its spiced-tangy-zingy-creamy-fiery taste. (That was a lot of adjectives yes, but it all comes together for a mighty flavor punch.) And then you've got the star of the show: a thick fillet of rich, fatty salmon, cooked so right that it has a touch of flakiness to the edges but still melts in the mouth. Together with cherry tomatoes and chunks of pomelo, everything comes together to make for uber-flavorful spoonfuls—especially when served with the coconut rice that's served alongside.

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Made in Bangkok salmon curry
The curry is served with coconut rice—which perfectly evens out the former's decidedly punchy flavor.
PHOTO BY Patricia Baes

Of course, that's far from the only thing Made in Bangkok's got under their sleeves. Also on their seafood menu is the Prawn Pomelo Salad (P480), a party-in-a-bowl (er, tray) situation that combines fresh poached prawns, juicy chunks of Davao pomelo, crisp fresh greens, fried shallots, and a zesty lime-coconut dressing. On the sweet-and-spicy end of the spectrum you'll find the Sweet Chili Tiger Prawns (P720), where jumbo tiger prawns and basil are fried to a subtle crisp then given a toss in a sweet chili sauce.

Made in Bangkok prawn pomelo salad
Don't miss the light yet zingy Prawn Pomelo Salad...
PHOTO BY Patricia Baes
Made in Bangkok sweet chili prawns
...Or the crisp-crackly Sweet Chili Tiger Prawns. 
PHOTO BY Patricia Baes

Complete the party with the Crispy Prawn Cakes (P430), or fried cakes of finely chopped, tom yum paste-imbued prawns served with cucumber sweet chili and Thai nam phrik sauces, and you'll be in for the Thai-style seafood shindig of a lifetime. Drooling yet? Go ahead and point your browsers to Made in Bangkok's website, or search them up on GrabFood and see if they deliver to your area.

Made in Bangkok crispy prawn cakes
The Crispy Prawn Cakes are flavorful on their own, but are brought to zingier heights with a dip in the cucumber-sweet chili and nam phrik sauces on the side. 
PHOTO BY Patricia Baes

Made in Bangkok is a delivery-only shop that serves Thai eats, many given modern and playful interpretations. Launched in 2021, the venture is a partnership between Chef Francis Lim (of Nav Modern Thai fame) and the Raspberry Kitchen Group.

For orders, visit Made in Bangkok's website, or find Made in Bangkok on GrabFood. You can also check out their Instagram page.

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