Baked Salmon

Baked Salmon

This Asian Baked Salmon Recipe is tender, flavorful, and only takes 15 minutes to cook. This is the perfect Phase One lunch or dinner meal but take out the honey.

Ingredients

  • 2 to 2.5 lbs whole salmon fillet with skin on
  • 4 tablespoon Asian rice vinegar
  • 4 low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon Manuka honey
  • 2  tablespoon Asian sesame oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2  scallions, thinly sliced

Directions

Dry salmon fillet with a paper towel, removing excess moisture. Place salmon in a large glass baking dish and set aside.

In a bowl, use a hand whisk to mix together the Asian rice vinegar, soy sauce, honey, Asian sesame oil, garlic, ginger, black pepper, and green onions. Pour mixture evenly over the salmon, ensuring salmon is coated with marinade. Cover and chill at least 6 hours to overnight.

When you are ready to cook Preheat the oven to 350’ and transfer salmon to a large rimmed baking sheet. Salmon should be skin-side down. Evenly distribute marinade over salmon. Bake 10 minutes.

The an additional minutes on broil on high for about 5 minutes, watching carefully so salmon doesn’t burn. It should reach a nicely browned color on top. Remove salmon from heat immediately and serve with your favorite rice and this dish goes especially well with broccoli.

Health Benefits of Salmon

 

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