Asian Inspired Salmon

Asian Inspired Salmon
Asian Inspired Salmon

This Asian inspired salmon recipe is easy to make and tastes delicious. It can be baked or grilled, and works perfectly for both family dinners or entertaining.

Asian Inspired Salmon

Asian Inspired Salmon

This post may contain affiliate links. We make a small commission if you buy the products from these links (at no extra cost to you). As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. But we only recommend products we would use ourselves. For more information, click here to see our disclosures.
Print Recipe Pin Recipe Add Comments

Rate Recipe:

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Marinating Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 178kcal
This Asian inspired salmon recipe is easy to make and tastes delicious. It can be baked or grilled, and works perfectly for both family dinners or entertaining.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds salmon fillet
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon minced fresh ginger or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper optional

Instructions

How to Put It Together

  • In the mixing bowl, mix together all of the ingredients except the salmon.
  • Lay the salmon fillet(s) out in the glass baking dish. If it has skin on it, the skin side should be down.
  • Make several shallow cuts across the top of the salmon.
  • Pour the lemon juice mixture over the top of the salmon.
  • Turn the salmon over so that both sides are coated with the marinade. If the salmon has skin on it, the skin side should be facing up.
  • Cover the dish with foil or saran wrap.
  • Let it sit for 30 minutes.
  • Heat the oven to 375°F.
  • When the salmon is finished marinating, transfer it to the cookie sheet (discard the marinade). I usually cover the cookie sheet with a layer of foil to make clean up easier.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until the fish is flaky and cooked all the way through. If you prefer, you can also grill it over low heat for the same amount of time.

Serve and enjoy!

    Notes

    Although the recipe calls for 2 pounds of salmon (which is a lot if there's only one or two of you eating), it works equally well for smaller (or larger) portions of fish.
    Nutrition Facts
    Asian Inspired Salmon
    Amount Per Serving (1 g)
    Calories 178 Calories from Fat 78
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 8.7g13%
    Cholesterol 55.8mg19%
    Sodium 354.7mg15%
    Carbohydrates 3.1g1%
    Sugar 1.8g2%
    Protein 22.6g45%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
    Tried this recipe?Mention @EntertainingDiva or tag #entertainingdiva!

    Asian Inspired Salmon

    Have comments or questions on Asian Inspired Salmon? Tell us in the section below.

    Sharing is caring!

    You Might Also Like

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *