The Best Baked Salmon
This baked salmon recipe comes from my very popular ginger garlic baked chicken. I have been making the chicken for years but never thought of using the same marinade for salmon.
Imagine baking the salmon with some ginger, garlic, honey, soy sauce, and oyster sauce.
Ginger and garlic are two of my favorite ingredients. I never run out of them in my kitchen.
In Asian cooking, they are two of the most important ingredients that impart amazing aromas and flavors to all kinds of food, especially when they are used to marinate protein such as chicken, meat, or seafood such as salmon.
The end result is SO good. The salmon is extremely flavorful and delightful.
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Ingredients for Salmon Marinade
- Soy sauce
- Oyster sauce
- Sesame oil
Frequently Asked Questions
How do know if salmon is cooked?
Salmon will turn pink when it cooks. Use a knife to poke the thickest part after about 7 minutes of cooking. If the meat begins to flake and still has a little of that translucency, it’s cooked!
What temp should Salmon be cooked to?
Salmon should reach an internal temperature of 145 degrees Fahrenheit.
How many calories?
This recipe has 83 calories per serving.
What Dishes to Serve with this Recipe?
This dish is best served on top of steamed rice. For a wholesome meal and easy weeknight dinner, I recommend the following recipes.
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Ginger Garlic Baked Salmon Recipe
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Rinse the salmon and pat dry with paper towels. Add the ginger and garlic to the salmon and gently rub them on the salmon. Add the rest of the ingredients to the salmon, stir to mix well so the salmon are nicely coated with all the ingredients.
Set aside to marinate for at least 30 minutes or best for 2 hours in the fridge.
Pre-heat the oven to 375 F. Line the salmon on a cookie sheet line with greased aluminum foil and bake for 15 minutes in the middle of the oven, or until the surface turn brown or slightly charred. Serve warm with rice.
If the ginger and garlic are burned on the surface of the salmon, scrape them off before serving.