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Your favorite new way to bake or grill salmon might just be an Asian inspired flare. Give this amazing ginger sesame salmon recipe a try!


Ginger Sesame Salmon.Ingredients

  • 1 sheet (12 x 18-inches) heavy-duty aluminum foil
  • 4 thin onion slices, separated into rings
  • 2 medium carrots, shredded or cut into julienne strips
  • 1 (1 to 1-1/2 pound) salmon fillet, thawed if necessary
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoons pepper or to taste
  • 4 cups fresh spinach leaves 



  1. Preheat oven to 450oF. 
  2. Center onion and carrots on foil sheet. Top with salmon fillet.
  3. In small bowl combine ginger, rice vinegar and sesame oil. Pour over salmon. Season with salt and pepper. Wrap and seal foil to form a packet. 
  4. Bake on a cookie sheet in a 450oF for 16 to 20 or until fish flakes easily with a fork. 
  5. Serve salmon topped with onion and carrots on a bed of spinach. Sprinkle with additional rice vinegar if desired. 


Grilling Instructions: Cook covered, 20 to 25 minutes on medium-hot grill or 
until fish flakes easily with a fork. 


Serves 4. 


Nutrition Facts  
Servings per recipe: 4   
Calories: 179     
Calories from fat 54   
  % Daily Value*
Total Fat: 6g    10%
Saturated Fat 1g  5%
Cholesterol: 59mg  20% 
Sodium: 379mg 16%
Carbohydrate: 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber: 2g  8% 
Protein: 24g 48%
Vitamin A: 246%
Vitamin C:  21%
Folacin: 17%
Calcium: 6% 
Iron: 11%
Potassium: 19%

*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.  


Source: Reynolds Kitchens via

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