A fabulous dinner to add to your weeknight rotation, this healthy baked teriyaki salmon is flavorful thanks to aromatic ginger and garlic and sweet thanks to pure maple syrup. This dinner is yours in about 20 minutes.
Cuisine: Asian, Seafood
Keyword: salmon recipes, teriyaki salmon
3tablespoonspure maple syrup
3tablespoonslow sodium soy sauce
2tablespoonsextra virgin olive oil
4tsphoisin sauce (optional)
¼teaspoonground black pepper
Toasted sesame seeds (optional for garnish)
Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a large baking dish with parchment paper and place salmon on top.
In a small bowl, whisk the maple syrup, soy sauce, olive oil, ginger, garlic, hoisin (optional), and black pepper. Drizzle ¾ all over the top of the salmon. The sauce will spread all over -- thats' okay. Keep the remaining ¼ for later.
Bake for 15 minutes or until it salmon is cooked through. Remove from the oven, add remaining marinade on top. Stick under the broiler for 1-2 more minutes until remaining sauce caramelizes.
Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and serve immediately.
Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. The teriyaki salmon will last for 2 days in the refrigerator and can be used for salads the next day!