Main Dishes

Honey Garlic Baked Salmon

Hi Everyone, Nicky here, calling in from Kitchen Sanctuary. Today I’m bringing you a recipe for the easiest and tastiest honey garlic salmon ever!

Honey Garlic Baked Salmon - This Asian-inspires salmon dish is as healthy as it is delicious! The simple sesame oil, soy sauce, and honey marinade makes even fish haters love this main dish.

Honey Garlic Salmon

A quick marinade, then 15 minutes in the oven, and you’ve got a super healthy dinner that everyone will love.

Honey Garlic Baked Salmon - This Asian-inspires salmon dish is as healthy as it is delicious! The simple sesame oil, soy sauce, and honey marinade makes even fish haters love this main dish.

The honey-garlic flavor means it’s a total hit with the kids – to the extent that they ask me to make extra so they can take it for their packed lunch the next day.

Even the salmon haters will like this recipe. Honey garlic is such a popular flavor combination that you really can’t go wrong. I love how the marinade permeates right into the salmon leaving every bite you take full of yumminess. Trust me,  you’ll be craving salmon after you try this easy recipe!

Honey Garlic Baked Salmon - This Asian-inspires salmon dish is as healthy as it is delicious! The simple sesame oil, soy sauce, and honey marinade makes even fish haters love this main dish.

Although it’s got soy sauce in – which makes it feel a little Asian-inspired – it’s quite a delicate flavor. This means you don’t have to stick with Chinese noodles/rice/stir-fry veg to serve it with.

How to Make Honey Garlic Salmon

The first step is to make the yummy marinade. Mix together all the ingredients in the bowl. Add the salmon to a bowl or bowl and the pour over half the marinade. Cover and let it sit for a bit to work its magic.

Honey Garlic Baked Salmon - This Asian-inspires salmon dish is as healthy as it is delicious! The simple sesame oil, soy sauce, and honey marinade makes even fish haters love this main dish.

Once the salmon is done marinating. Place it on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 8 minutes and then brush on more marinade. Put it back in the oven for another 8 minutes. Quick and easy!

Honey Garlic Baked Salmon - This Asian-inspires salmon dish is as healthy as it is delicious! The simple sesame oil, soy sauce, and honey marinade makes even fish haters love this main dish.

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We love to serve it with cous cous salad and feta, a spiralized salad or even a veggie risotto.

Honey Garlic Baked Salmon - This Asian-inspires salmon dish is as healthy as it is delicious! The simple sesame oil, soy sauce, and honey marinade makes even fish haters love this main dish.

However you serve it, you’re guaranteed to have clean plates all round!

Honey Garlic Baked Salmon - This Asian-inspires salmon dish is as healthy as it is delicious! The simple sesame oil, soy sauce, and honey marinade makes even fish haters love this main dish.
For another yummy salmon recipe, try this Salmon Chowder!

You’ll also enjoy this Honey Garlic Chicken.

Honey Garlic Baked Salmon - This Asian-inspires salmon dish is as healthy as it is delicious! The simple sesame oil, soy sauce, and honey marinade makes even fish haters love this main dish.

Are you a fan of salmon?

Honey Garlic Baked Salmon - This Asian-inspires salmon dish is as healthy as it is delicious! The simple sesame oil, soy sauce, and honey marinade makes even fish haters love this main dish.

Honey Garlic Baked Salmon

Honey Garlic Baked Salmon

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Bake Time: 16 minutes
Total Time: 56 minutes

This Asian-inspires salmon dish is as healthy as it is delicious! The simple sesame oil, soy sauce, and honey marinade makes even fish haters love this main dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 4 boneless salmon fillets

Instructions

  1. Mix together the marinade ingredients. Place the salmon in a bag or bowl and pour on half of the marinade. Cover and leave to marinade for 30 minutes (and up to 2 hours – refrigerate if marinating for more than 30 mins).
  2. Preheat the oven to 350F. Line a baking tray with baking parchment and place the salmon on the tray. Cook in the oven for 8 minutes, then spoon or brush on the remaining marinade. Cook for a further 7-8 minutes until the salmon is tender.
  3. Top the cooked salmon with sliced scallions and chillies. Serve with boiled rice and extra veggies.

Notes

To Serve:


  • Small bunch scallions, sliced into thin strips
  • Finely chopped red chillies (optional)
  • Boiled rice
  • Extra veg or salad

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 fillet
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 624Total Fat: 23.7gSaturated Fat: 4.3gTrans Fat: 0.1gUnsaturated Fat: 13.7gCholesterol: 203.7mgSodium: 653.8mgCarbohydrates: 15.1gFiber: 0.1gSugar: 13.6gProtein: 89.2g

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Nicky Corbishley

Nicky lives in Cheshire in the UK with her husband and two children. She blogs over at Kitchen Sanctuary where she creates family friendly recipes and mouth-watering photos.

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