Baked Asian Salmon

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Baked Asian Salmon

Baked Asian Salmon

Baked Asian Salmon – A light and flavorful 30-minute Asian meal! Fresh salmon topped with a delicious Asian sauce that’s great served over brown rice or quinoa!

Having a healthy heart is vital to your overall health. Something I try to focus on making a heart healthy meal that I can feel good about putting into my body. This week, I decided to make a baked Asian salmon recipe. This was going to be a light and flavorful meal that would be jam-packed with good ingredients!  
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How to make this Baked Asian Salmon recipe

Step 1 – Marinade salmon

Pat salmon dry and place it in a bowl with soy sauce, garlic, and ginger. Refrigerate and let marinate for at least 15 minutes.

Step 2 – Bake salmon

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place salmon on a lined sheet pan and bake for at least 15 minutes or until the salmon starts to flake off with a fork.

Step 3 – Make sauce (optional)

While the salmon is cooking, mix together ingredients (hoisin sauce, soy sauce, sriracha, and sesame seeds) for the sauce in a small mixing bowl. This step is optional, because it does add more sodium to the recipe, but you don’t really put very much on the salmon so it is up to you. Alternatively, if you skip making this sauce, I suggest making sure the salmon marinates for at least 2 hours to make sure that the flavors from that soak in as much as possible, so that you have a very flavorful fish even without the sauce.

Step 4 – Assembly

Serve salmon over rice and drizzle it with a little sauce. Serve immediately.


That’s it! Not only is this meal heart healthy and delicious, but it is also super easy to make! It’s great for busy weeknights as an alternative to more unhealthy options such as ordering a pizza or making ramen.

Baked Salmon Recipe

Asian Salmon Recipe

Baked Asian Salmon

Baked Asian Salmon - A light and flavorful 30 minute asian meal! Fresh salmon topped with a delicious asian sauce that's great served over brown rice or quinoa!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword asian, dinner, salmon, soy sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 servings

Ingredients

Salmon and Marinade

  • 1 pound fresh salmon cut into 2 pieces
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger

Asian Sauce (optional)

  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon sriracha
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Pat dry salmon and place it in a bowl with soy sauce, garlic, and ginger.  Refrigerate and let marinade for at least 15 minutes.

  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Place salmon on a lined sheet pan and bake for at least 15 minutes or until the salmon starts to flake off with a fork.

  3. While the salmon is cooking, mix together ingredients for the sauce in a small mixing bowl.

  4. Serve salmon over rice and drizzle it with a little sauce.  Serve immediately.

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