Teriyaki Salmon is marinated in a ginger, garlic, honey & brown sugar sauce, then baked for 15-30 minutes in this easy, delicious seafood dinner!Salmon is marinated in a teriyaki, ginger, garlic, honey & brown sugar sauce, then baked for 15-30 minutes in this easy to prepare delicious seafood dinner!
Do you enjoy salmon? My husband and I certainly do… and we really enjoyed our dinner a few night’s ago when I made Sweet Ginger Teriyaki Salmon. I found the recipe on Pinterest,  while searching out salmon recipes. I’ve been preparing Pan-Seared Creole Salmon for years and we absolutely LOVE it, but wanted to bust out of my “rut” and try a NEW recipe. Shocking, right?

Anyways, I found this recipe from Monique at Ambitious Kitchen, and gave it a try… I heartily recommend it! The flavor of the salmon was delicious! I served it with a side of garlic quinoa, and my recipe for Sugar Snap Pea Stir Fry, and I gotta be honest, this was an awesome meal. I will definitely be making this dish again!

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Sweet Ginger Teriyaki Salmon Is EASY To Prepare!

The teriyaki salmon is so easy to prepare. Salmon is marinated in a wonderful ginger teriyaki sauce, then baked (to perfection), garnished with cilantro and sesame seeds and served. I made the sauce early in the day and let the salmon marinade in it all day. In the evening, all I had to do was bake the salmon, sprinkle a garnish on it, and serve it!

Sure hope you will give this a try! I think you’re gonna enjoy some amazing tasting salmon! Here’s how it is prepared: The sauce is really easy (and quick) to make.

Preparing the marinade for the salmon.

Pouring that sweet ginger teriyaki sauce over the piece of salmon… see how easy the prep is so far???

Teriyaki marinade is poured over the salmon to cover.

Salmon has marinated… and now it’s ready to bake!

Now the marinated salmon is ready to bake in the oven.

Time To Bake The Sweet Ginger Teriyaki Salmon!

The teriyaki salmon is baked for 15-20 minutes, and then it is removed from oven. Garnish with sesame seeds and cilantro leaves, then serve. This fish tastes delicious!  See how easy that was?

Sweet Ginger Teriyaki Salmon is served with veggies and quinoa on the side.

I truly hope you enjoy this seafood dish. It truly IS easy to prepare, and is incredibly tasty! If you enjoy seafood, be sure to check out some of my other salmon recipes such as Salmon in a Lemon-Butter Herb Sauce, Orange and Rosemary Glazed Salmon, Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon, or Garlic and Herb Baked Salmon (to name a few).

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Author's signatureRecipe Adapted From: http://www.ambitiouskitchen.com/2012/07/sesame-ginger-sweet-teriyaki-salmon-with-garlic-quinoa-stir-fry/

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Sweet Ginger Teriyaki Salmon
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
18 mins
Marinating Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 28 mins
 

Teriyaki Salmon is marinated in a ginger, garlic, honey & brown sugar sauce, then baked for 15-30 minutes in this easy, delicious seafood dinner!

Category: Entree
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: teriyaki salmon
Servings: 4 servings
Calories Per Serving: 347 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
For The Marinade:
  • 1 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic , minced
  • 3 Tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless , skinless salmon (or 4 salmon "steaks")
For Garnish:
  • 1 Tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro , chopped
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, mix together the teriyaki sauce, grated ginger, garlic cloves, brown sugar, honey and olive oil, until sugar has dissolved and ingredients are well combined.
  2. Put the piece (or pieces) of salmon in a covered container or a large Ziploc bag. Add the marinade to the container, and coat the salmon on both sides. Refrigerate the salmon for at least 1 hour (I marinated mine all day). Turn the salmon over several times during refrigeration (if using a container).
  3. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Remove the salmon from the marinade and place into cooking pan. (If you are using salmon with the skin ON, then place in baking pan, skin side down.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes. Times will vary, due to different thicknesses of salmon. When done, the salmon should flake easily. (Our salmon took 20 minutes to reach that point) Serve, with a side of rice or quinoa, and a great veggie. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Ginger Teriyaki Salmon
Amount Per Serving (1 fillet)
Calories 347 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 825mg36%
Potassium 493mg14%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Vitamin C 2.6mg3%
Calcium 43mg4%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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