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Baked Salmon in Garlic and Ginger

Beside ginger and scallion, garlic and ginger is the other popular pair in Chinese cuisine. This time I am using this to prepare easy baked salmon dish that you can prepare ahead and get it to bake just prior to meal time ;)

Baked Salmon in Garlic and Ginger

Baked Salmon in Garlic and Ginger

Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Serves: 2


  • 500 gram salmon fillet with skin on, cut into 2 pieces
  • 2 inch ginger, peel and grated
  • 5 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. Pat dry the salmon and place in a mixing bowl.
  2. Gently rub the salmon with grated ginger and garlic.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients to coat the salmon.
  4. Wrap the bowl with a plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours (overnight is okay).
  5. Preheat oven to 190 Celcius (375 Fahrenheit), and line a baking tray with greased aluminum foil.
  6. Place the marinated salmon skin side down onto the tray, scrape off excess marinade, and bake for 12-15 minutes, until cooked through and the surface is slightly charred.
  7. Serve with steamed white rice.


  • Adina says:

    I will definitely try this. And soon. :)

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