Sesame Ginger Salmon

This Sesame Ginger Salmon has just the right amount of sweet-and sour gingery flavor without being over-powering. Perfect with a side of brown rice or whole wheat couscous and roasted or steamed vegetables. Try overtop salad greens or on a whole wheat bun with lettuce and tomato.

Sesame Ginger Salmon

Sesame Ginger Salmon

This Sesame Ginger Salmon has just the right amount of Asian flavor without being over-powering.
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Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • 4 salmon fillets (4-6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 inches ginger root , peeled and minced


  • Place salmon in gallon storage bag. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over salmon. Close bag and gently shake to distribute.
  • Marinate salmon in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Coat oven-safe baking dish with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Place salmon in baking dish and pour marinade over top.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily.


Salmon is pictured here with whole wheat couscous and steamed mixed vegetables.
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