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Sweet, salty, spicy, sticky, ​umami​. This Asian Salmon in foil is a fool-proof recipe to get dinner on the table fast with the least amount of effort! Wrapping the salmon in foil seals in all the flavor and ensures a tender, flaky texture, while the last two minutes of broiling gives your salmon an irresistible glaze. All you have to do is toss the foil at the end .. no cleanup required.

Asian Salmon in Foil

Sweet, salty, spicy, sticky, ​umami​. This Asian Salmon in foil is a fool-proof recipe to get dinner on the table fast with the least amount of effort! Wrapping the salmon in foil seals in all the flavor and ensures a tender, flaky texture, while the last two minutes of broiling gives your salmon an irresistible glaze. All you have to do is toss the foil at the end .. no cleanup required.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 414 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce or coconut aminos for gluten free
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon ginger freshly grated
  • 1 tespoon Sriracha
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds salmon
  • 2 scallions thinly sliced, for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds for garnish
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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil for easy cleanup.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together honey, garlic, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, ginger, Sriracha, a pinch of salt, and a pinch of pepper.

  3. Set salmon on prepared baking sheet and fold up all 4 sides of foil. Drizzle or spoon honey mixture on top of salmon. Fold the sides of the foil over the salmon, covering completely and sealing the packet closed. 

  4. Place into oven and bake until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees, about 12 to 15 minutes. Open the packet and broil for 2-3 minutes, or until caramelized and slightly charred.

  5. Garnish with scallions and sesame seeds.