Simple Asian Baked Salmon

This delicious salmon is not only super full of heart healthy omega-3 oils and weight loss benefits, it’s also truly one of the easiest things you could ever cook for dinner. Two minutes of prep time and a few minutes in the oven and you’ve got yourself a perfect weeknight meal. 

I like to serve this salmon with a side of plain jasmine rice and a side of stir fried veggies, such as my dim sum style baby bok choy. The next thing about this fish, though, is that is it super versatile and would taste great paired with just about anything. I usually even make extra so that I can enjoy the fish cold on a salad the next day.


2 wild-caught salmon fillets

2 tsp. toasted sesame oil

1 ½ Tbsp. soy sauce

2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

2 tsp. fresh ginger, finely chopped

Salt and pepper

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. 

Pat the salmon dry and season with salt and pepper. Place on a lined baking sheet. 

Combine the sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic and ginger in a small bowl and mix. Brush the mixture onto the salmon. Bake the salmon for 10-15 minutes, depending on the thickness of the fillets. The salmon should be flaky, but not overcooked. Season with additional salt and pepper if desired. Serve with rice and a side of stir fried vegetables for a healthy meal. 

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