Asian Sesame Salmon

  • 10 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 15-20 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 4


  • 475


  • 26g


  • 21g


  • 35g




  • ¼ Cup Honey
  • 4 Tbsp Reduced-Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Ginger, grated
  • 1 Tsp Sriracha®, more or less to taste
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 1 ½ lbs (24 oz) Salmon Fillets
  • 2 Green Onions, thinly sliced
  • Sesame Seeds, to garnish
  • FFish:

    Replace fish with chicken breast, adjust cooking time accordingly

  • SSoy:

    Replace soy sauce with coconut aminos or liquid aminos


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Preheat Oven Preheat the oven to 375°F.

  • 3.

    Whisk Together Marinade In a small bowl, whisk together the honey, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, ginger, and Sriracha®. Set aside.

  • 4.

    Assemble Salmon in Foil Packets Cut salmon into 4, 6 oz fillets. Place fillets on individual sheets of tin foil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Fold up sides of tin foil to create a well and pour equal parts of the Asian marinade over each fillet. Fold the sides over on the foil packets, covering the salmon completely to seal the packet closed.

  • 5.

    Bake Salmon Place foil packets on a baking sheet and bake until cooked through, about 15-20 minutes, or until salmon flakes easily with a fork. Once cooked through, turn the oven to the broil setting. Open the foil packets and broil the salmon for another 2-3 minutes or until the salmon becomes slightly charred and caramelized.

  • 6.

    Garnish & Serve Sprinkle salmon with sesame seeds and top with thinly sliced green onion. Enjoy!

  • 7.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from damndelicious.net

Nourishment Notes


Ginger has a variety of health benefits, including being a powerful anti-inflammatory as well as being rich in antioxidants.


Salmon contains anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids. A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may help to calm inflammation and reduce some lupus symptoms.

Fatigue Buster

  • Use Ginger Paste

    Purchase fresh ginger paste instead of grating ginger.

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