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Salmon Twist Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Salmon Twist

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"A simple soy sauce and brown sugar marinade, with hints of lemon and garlic, are the perfect salty-sweet complement to rich salmon fillets. Adding vinegar or fish sauce and white pepper will emerge new flavors to create a Filipino or Thai twist! For more of a twist, use other types of fish, like cod, catfish or tilapia. You can even use it on chicken! Trust the cooking of the fillets and do not be tempted to open or you will lose valuable time and heat."

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Original recipe makes 3 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    35 mins

Directions

  1. Combine water, soy sauce, brown sugar, olive oil, lemon juice, cornstarch, garlic powder, and black pepper together in a saucepan; cook over medium-high heat until sauce is thickened, 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  3. Arrange salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet. Brush sauce on both sides of each fillet. Fold aluminum foil loosely over fillets and seal edges together creating a packet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until fish flakes easily with a fork, 12 to 15 minutes.
  5. Bring remaining marinade to a boil and serve alongside cooked salmon.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • For added flavor, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of either apple cider vinegar or fish sauce.
  • Want to spice it up? Add 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne red pepper.
  • Grapeseed oil can be substituted for the olive oil.
  • Cooking on the grill: Prepare as directed and create foil pouch to marinate according to your schedule. Cook on grill-top in the pouch for 12 to 15 minutes and at the very end take the fillets out and give them a grilled flavor.
  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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Reviews More Reviews

Jul 14, 2014

This sauce is certainly yummy. I wanted it a little thicker so I added 1 more teaspoon of cornstarch to a little water and stir in to hot mixture. Another note; the cornstarch should be mixed with water when putting the ingredients together. Otherwise you'll get lumps. I saved the leftover sauce to use with my turkey burgers. Thanks.

 
Aug 26, 2014

This was great! The only thing I changed was that I used lime juice instead of lemon as that's what I had on hand. I will be making this again. Delicious :).

 

9 Ratings

Aug 12, 2014

Best sauce ever.

 
Jun 23, 2014

Enjoyed the glaze. I use it on salmon and chicken as well and play with the seasonings.

 
Mar 30, 2014

We enjoyed this a lot. Prep is easy and clean-up is a breeze. Will make again.

 
Feb 28, 2015

It's pretty good. I agree with the lime over the lemon. I also added seafood seasoning to the fish and some fresh garlic minced up.

 
Dec 18, 2014

Brilliant very easy added some spicy herbs for me personal choice.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 354 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 21.8 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 20 g
  • 31%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 21.1 g
  • 42%
  • Sodium
  • 1265 mg
  • 51%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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