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Sweet and Savory Baked Salmon

Prep Time:

35 minutes

Cook Time:

25 minutes



About the Recipe

Dive into a delectable dish inspired by the bounty of the sea and perfected for the discerning palates of our SunFish community. This Baked Brown Sugar Soy Salmon Fillets recipe brings out the luscious flavors of fresh salmon, enhanced by a harmonious blend of sweet brown sugar, aromatic sesame, and the rich depth of soy. Crafted with care and presented with pride, this recipe is a testament to our dedication to delivering only the finest for our SunFish patrons. Serve it up for a simple family dinner or a sophisticated gathering, and watch it become an instant favorite.

The Ingredients

• 4 Salmon filets

• 1/4 cup brown sugar

• 1/4 cup soy sauce

• 2 tablespoon of sesame oil

• 3 garlic cloves, minced

• 1 teaspoon ginger paste

• 1 teaspoon salt

• 1/2 teaspoon pepper

• garnish with green onions and sesame seeds

The Method

Step 1

Lay the salmon on a baking tray, pat down with paper towel, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Step 2

In a small bowl whisk together the  brown sugar, sesame oil,  soy sauce, garlic, ginger paste, salt, and pepper. Marinate Salmon filets and set in fridge for 30 minutes.

Step 3

Place marintaed Salmon filets on a baking tray in a cold oven and bake at 400 degrees for 18 to 20 minutes, depending on how thick filets are. Reserve some of the marinade.

Step 4

5 minutes before Salmon is complete, brush on some of the reserved marinade and broil last 5 minutes. This step can be skipped.

Step 5

Bring salmon out and let rest for 3 to 5 minutes. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions.


1. Serve with warm rice and steamed vegetables.

2. Pairs well with Sauvignon Blanc.

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