Salmon marinades
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Easiest Ever Baked Salmon Recipe

This Easiest Ever Baked Salmon Recipe is a foolproof formula for perfect salmon every time - plus 5 easy marinades like maple dijon, honey garlic & more!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
20 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Seafood
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked, fish, marinades, salmon, seafood
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 200kcal
Author: Taylor Stinson

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets

Teriyaki Marinade

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced

Lemon Garlic Marinade

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh chopped parsley
  • 1/2 tsp each salt & pepper

Chili Lime Marinade

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp each salt & pepper

Maple Dijon Marinade

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp each salt & pepper

Mango Salsa

  • 1 mango, diced
  • 1/2 red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp each salt & pepper

Optional Side Dish Ideas

  • Sauteed bell peppers
  • Roasted broccoli
  • Roasted/sauteed zucchini
  • Roasted asparagus
  • Mixed green salad
  • Roasted potatoes
  • Rice

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375. Mix together marinade of choice (with exception of mango salsa), then add to a large Ziploc bag along with salmon fillets and marinate for 20 minutes.
  • Add marinated salmon to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, along with optional veggies of choice. Bake for 12 minutes until salmon is fully cooked and flaky. Serve and enjoy!
  • If making mango salsa, add 1 tbsp olive oil to salmon fillets and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 12 minutes until salmon is fully cooked and flaky. Remove salmon from oven and top with mango salsa - serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 581mg | Potassium: 584mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1.2mg