Easy Weeknight Salmon


Salmon is one of my go-to fish for an easy, weeknight meal. I especially love it with a simple Asian style marinade and baked in the oven. Easy Weeknight Salmon is such an easy recipe, and it comes out great every time for me.


Ingredients for Easy Weeknight Salmon:

yields 4-6 servings


Salmon:

4-6 salmon fillets, 2 pounds

3/4 cup soy sauce

1/2 cup water

2 tablespoons Mirin

4 cloves garlic, minced

2 teaspoons minced ginger

3 tablespoons light brown sugar

1 tablespoon honey

Time Saving-Tips: The marinade for the fish can be made earlier in the day and set aside.


Let's see what we need.

We're ready to cook.



Preheat oven to 400-degrees. Combine soy sauce, water, mirin, garlic, ginger, brown sugar, and honey. Combine the marinade with salmon in a baggie and seal; refrigerate for 20 minutes. Reserve the marinade and transfer the salmon, to a foil-lined sheet pan and place in the oven. Bake until desired doneness 12-15 minutes depending on the thickness of the fish. Microwave the reserved marinade for 2 minutes, cool, and use as a sauce when serving.


It's ready! It looks so good, and it's delicious. This dish is easy enough for any night of the week and worthy enough for entertaining. Give it a try, and I know you'll love it.


Enjoy!


Ingredients for Easy Weeknight Salmon:

main dish

4-6 servings

  • 4-6 salmon fillets, 2 pounds

  • 3/4 cup soy sauce

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 2 tablespoons Mirin

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger

  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • Preheat oven to 400-degrees. Combine soy sauce, water, mirin, garlic, ginger, brown sugar, and honey. Combine the marinade with salmon in a baggie and seal; refrigerate for 20 minutes. Reserve the marinade and transfer the salmon, to a foil-lined sheet pan and place in the oven. Bake until desired doneness 12-15 minutes depending on the thickness of the fish. Microwave the reserved marinade for 2 minutes, cool, and use as a sauce when serving.

  • Time Saving-Tips: The marinade for the fish can be made earlier in the day and set aside.


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