Baked Salmon Fillets Recipe

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Everett Published: November 19, 2020 Modified: August 25, 2021
Baked Salmon Fillets Recipe

How To Make Baked Salmon Fillets

Serve up a sophisticated meal for dinner tonight with this mouthwatering baked salmon! Whip this up in less than hour for a quick, but flavorful meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Marinate Time: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 40 minutes



  • 24ozsalmon fillets,or 4 fillets
  • salt & pepper,to taste
  • green onions,for garnish, optional

For Orange Marinade:

  • 1cuporange juice,or pineapple juice
  • 1tbsphoney
  • 2tbspdark brown sugar
  • tbspsoy sauce,low sodium
  • 1tbspfresh ginger,grated
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • ½tspsesame oil


  1. Combine the orange juice, honey, dark brown sugar, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and sesame oil in a small bowl.

  2. Set aside two tablespoons of the marinade for brushing the salmon.

  3. Pour the remaining marinade over the salmon.

  4. Marinate at least 1 hour or up to 4 hours.

  5. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  6. Place the salmon, skin side down, in a baking dish, then discard the marinade.

  7. Season the salmont with salt and pepper.

  8. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.

  9. Brush the salmon with the reserved marinade.

  10. Move the salmon dish to the top rack of the oven, then broil for 1 to 2 minutes or just until cooked through.

  11. Garnish with green onions, serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 426.47kcal
  • Fat: 23.57g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.29g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.67g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.89g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.28g
  • Fiber: 0.24g
  • Sugar: 13.98g
  • Protein: 35.80g
  • Cholesterol: 93.55mg
  • Sodium: 584.72mg
  • Calcium: 31.23mg
  • Potassium: 788.58mg
  • Iron: 0.88mg
  • Vitamin A: 6.20µg
  • Vitamin C: 38.20mg
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