Monday, March 21, 2011

Asian Sweet and Spicy Salmon

Salmon is well known for its heart-healthy Omega-3 fatty acids, so I try to incorporate it into our diet as much as the budget allows.  I get mine at Costco because I know that it is fresh and high-quality.

This is a very fast and delicious recipe that my entire family enjoys.  It truly is a 30 minute meal.  Serve with a green vegetable and rice, if desired.

Asian Sweet and Spicy Salmon
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6 Tbsp. honey
1/4 cup cilantro, minced
1/4 cup hoisin sauce
1 Tbsp. fresh ginger, grated (I use my microplane grater--don't even need to peel the ginger!)
1 to 1 1/2 Tbsp. canned chipotle chiles, minced
1 Tbsp. brown sugar

2 lbs. fresh salmon fillets or steaks 

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Line a half-sheet pan with heavy duty foil and spray generously with non-stick spray.  Combine all sauce ingredients and smear about 1/2 cup of it over the salmon.  I like to reserve some of the sauce to drizzle over the cooked fish.

raw fish smeared with sauce

Pop into the preheated oven and bake for 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.  If your salmon has skin, make sure you remove it before serving.

flaky, flavorful salmon, 30 minutes later

I'm linking this to:

Mouthwatering Mondays


Kristin said...

vicki - this salmon looks soooooo good! :D so flaky & spicy with the chipotle peppers & sweet & all things delicious!

thank you so so so much for linking up to mangia mondays again! it's always a pleasure looking at your recipes!

Natalie said...

Oh my gosh, this looks incredible! YUMMMM!

And Failure Friday is a WONDERFUL idea!!! I just might have to start that! Hahaha!

Mikey said...

Yum! Thanks for following! I just followed you back! As soon as my kitchen is fully functioning again, I'll have to make this! I love salmon! I'm so glad I participated with The Nester--on the day of the party I had over 2,000 page views and over 1,000 unique visitiors! Wow!

Bianca @ Walnut Avenue said...

This looks amazing... Next fresh salmon we but we are definitely going to hit this up!!

This is PERFECT for my new weekly linky party - Foodie Friday! If you got a sec, please link up!

Found you on Dittle Dattle!

Promosyon said...

Well, Nothing better than a this dish, That's so yummy, I served this recipe before two days in our family party and every one gives a great reviews about it, plan to cook it once again.