Baked Sesame Salmon is one of the most delicious and healthy fish you can prepare for your family or friends as is full of vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids. The salmon pieces are marinated in a soy sauce, honey, ginger, sesame oil and garlic mixture which gives salmon a great flavor and a great balance between sweet and spicy. This Baked Sesame Salmon recipe is very easy and quick to prepare.
Ingredients (for 4 persons)
- 1 pound (500g) salmon
- 1 inch (2cm) piece of ginger, grated
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 tbsp (15g) sweet chili sauce
- 1 tbsp (15ml) rice vinegar
- 1 1/2 tbsp (30g) honey
- 3 tbsp (45 ml) soy sauce
- 1 tbsp (15g) sesame oil
- Sesame seeds for serving
- Green onion, chopped
(Preparation time: 10 mins + marinated time; cooking time: 20 mins)
In a small bowl combine ginger with garlic, soy sauce, sweet chili sauce, rice vinegar, honey, and sesame oil.
Cut the salmon in 4 pieces and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Place the salmon pieces in a bowl, pour the soy sauce marinade over it, cover and marinate for at least 30 minutes to overnight.
Preheat the oven to 400F (200C). Line a baking pan with parchment paper.
Place the salmon pieces into the prepared pan and bake for 15-20 minutes. From 5 to 5 minutes brush the top with the marinade used.
Sprinkle sesame seeds and chopped green onion on top and serve immediately over rice and vegetables. Enjoy!
Per serving – Calories:241, Fat:11.6g, Saturated Fat:1.7g, Unsaturated Fat:0.0g, Carbohydrates:11.2g, Sugar:8.3g, Fiber:0.7g, Protein:23.5g, Cholesterol:50mg, Calories from Fat 105, Sodium 758mg, Potassium 511mg, Vitamin A 3%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 7%, Iron 9%
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