Ginger Salmon

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An easy and flavorful salmon dish that is full of heart-healthy protein, potassium, selenium, B12 and omega-3 fatty acids!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed

  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced

  • 4 (5-ounce) salmon fillets

For the Honey Ginger Glaze

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

  • 1/2 teaspoon Sriracha, or more, to taste

  • 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds

Directions:

To make the glaze: whisk together honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, Sriracha, ginger and sesame seeds in a small bowl; set aside.

In a medium bowl, whisk together olive oil, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, sesame seeds and green onions.

In a gallon size Ziploc bag or large bowl, combine ginger marinade and salmon filets; marinate for at least 30 minutes to overnight, turning the bag occasionally.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking dish with parchment paper

Place salmon filets along with the marinade onto prepared baking dish and bake until the fish flakes easily with a fork, 20-30 minutes.

Serve salmon immediately with honey ginger glaze.