This salmon recipe is sweet and spicy. The glaze has soy sauce, honey, Sriracha, ginger, and garlic. The outside is crispy with a flaky inside and golden color, not to mention so much nutrition. I could eat this salmon every night of the week, it’s that good!
I have wanted to post this recipe for so long, but life got REAL busy. I started a new job and I am studying to get my FINRA Securities Licenses. I am pretty excited about my position and so far I am loving it! I have fallen a bit behind on my posts and I am really sorry about that, but it’s just an adjustment and I will figure out the balance again… so keep posted!! I have about 3 weeks of studying and testing left.
I would normally put all this pressure on myself and feel completely horrible and guilty for not getting a post out, but I am only human. We put WAY too much stress on ourselves to do everything, but if we choose what we do from a place of love it will always flow. I have to prioritize and right now my training and passing these tests is my flow. I am feeling inspired today though, and I can’t wait to share this Sweet & Spicy Salmon Recipe.
If you love salmon and cook it all the time or you’re completely new to salmon, but want to incorporate into your diet this is the recipe for you!! It’s easy and delicious, a recipe you will make over and over. The sauce is made with soy sauce, honey, Sriracha, ginger, and garlic. This sweet & spicy sauce will have you craving this salmon recipe all the time.
What I Love About This Recipe:
- The sauce is Sweet & Spicy and just delicious!
- Salmon has many health benefits – Rich in Omega 3 Fatty Acids, great source of protein, and a good source of potassium. I eat salmon at least once a week.
- Quick and Easy Preparation – Baking salmon is my favorite way to prepare salmon at home.
- Rivals a Restaurant Quality Meal – AND is better for you… cheaper, healthier, and good for leftovers (I enjoy salmon cold the next day).
I eat salmon at least once a week. It’s quick and easy to make, not to mention full of nutrition. I am not kidding, this recipe rivals restaurant quality! Salmon is about the only fish I cook at home and most of the time I enjoy eating my salmon over a restaurants… and let me tell you this is one of those recipes.
WHAT YOU NEED FOR THIS SWEET & SPICY SAUCE:
Soy Sauce Honey Sriracha Ginger Garlic Green Onion
Requires minimal ingredients and you probably have most of these items stocked in your pantry.
- 4 Salmon filets
- ⅓ cup reduced sodium soy sauce
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1 tbsp Sriracha
- 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 3 tbsp green onion, chopped, for garnish
- In a tupperware or ziploc plastic bag add the salmon and then combine the soy sauce, honey, Sriracha, ginger, and garlic.
- Toss to even coat the salmon.
- Allow to marinade for a minimum 1 hour in the refrigerator, or up to overnight.
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and place salmon filets on sheet evenly spread apart. Bake for roughly 15 minutes or until salmon is cooked to your desire (salmon should be flaky and pink in color inside).
- Remove salmon from oven, top with the green onion and serve.
Serve over brown rice or my Quinoa Fried Rice with a side of roasted green beans or asparagus.