Salmon with Soy Ginger Glaze

Just thinking about this salmon makes my mouth water.  The glaze gives it a salty-sweet glossiness that is so appealing.  Salmon is a great fish for kids since it is generally very mild.  Atlantic salmon is usually the mildest and a little lighter in color than Pacific salmon.  Chinook is another mild salmon, but often very expensive.  Sockeye is usually the most “fishy” so I would avoid it if you are serving this to kids. Serves 4

  • 1/4 C. soy sauce
  • 1 T. honey
  • 1 t. grated, fresh ginger
  • 1/4 C. mirin
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 1/2 lb.s salmon filet cut into four pieces

Heat the oven to 400 degrees.  Combine all the ingredients and marinate the salmon for ten minutes.  Spray a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.  Place the salmon on the baking sheet and reserve the marinade.  Bake the salmon for 10 minutes.  Meanwhile bring the reserved marinade to a boil and reduce by half.  Brush the thickened marinade over the salmon and return in to the oven.  Switch to broil and broil on high for one minute.




About swellkid recipes

I am a mother of two boys, a wife, a teacher, and an avid home cook. These recipes are written, tested and created or adapted by me in my home kitchen. All photos were taken by me with my Canon Digital Rebel XT. No filters or Photoshop, usually natural light on my kitchen table. My motto is, if I can do it, you can do it!
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One Response to Salmon with Soy Ginger Glaze

  1. Salmon is so good with a sticky, sweet marinade. This looks great.

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