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Teriyaki Salmon
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Teriyaki Salmon

Teriyaki Salmon - easy and lip-smacking good salmon fillets marinated in a sweet and tangy homemade teriyaki sauce and baked to perfection. Serve it with teriyaki glaze, veggies and rice and you'll have one amazing meal in under an hour. And it's a great meal-prep dinner, too!
Course Main
Cuisine American, Asian
Keyword baked fish, fish, healthy recipes, salmon, teriyaki salmon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinating Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 - 4 fillets
Calories 277kcal
Author Imma

Ingredients

  • 3-4 salmon fillets , 6 oz each
  • 1 teaspoon (2g) black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon (8g) garlic , minced
  • ½ teaspoon (1g) ginger , minced
  • 2 tablespoon s (30ml) soy sauce
  • 1-2 tablespoons (12.5g-25g) brown sugar , to taste
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) sriracha sauce
  • 1 ½ tablespoon (22.5ml) apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup (59.25ml) water
  • 1 teaspoon (2.71g) cornstarch
  • 2 green onions , sliced

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 °F.
  • Grease a large baking pan (9x13), cast iron or baking sheet. If using a baking sheet, cover with foil and then grease for easier clean-up.
  • Season salmon fillets with pepper. Set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the garlic, ginger, soy sauce, brown sugar, sriracha, apple cider vinegar, water, and cornstarch.
  • Place salmon fillets into a  large Tupperware, bowl or resealable bag along with the marinade for 20- 30 minutes in the fridge.
  • After marinating is complete, remove from the fridge and place salmon fillets in a baking dish. Bake for 12-15  minutes or until flaky once poked with a fork. Bake times may vary depending on the thickness of salmon fillets.
  • While salmon is baking, transfer the leftover marinade to a small saucepan. Place on medium heat, bring to a boil then reduce heat to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally until slightly thickened (about 3-4 minutes )  remove from heat and set aside.
  • Take salmon out and when fish is cooked to your liking, plate and pour teriyaki sauce on top or serve with extra sauce.
  • Top with green onions and serve with rice and broccoli

Notes

  1. Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Serving: 16 oz. fillet | Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 864mg | Potassium: 881mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 148IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 2mg