Simple Salmon Recipes: How to Make Easy Marinated Salmon Fillets by Donna John

Seafood Dinner
3 years ago
Simple Salmon Recipes: How to Make Easy Marinated Salmon Fillets

You would think this salmon recipe would be salty because of the soy sauce, but think again. Marinating the salmon imparts a rich flavor and changes the texture of the fish. Great for a busy weeknight meal!

You’ll need:

  • 1 pound salmon fillets
  • 1/2 lemon, juice and zest 
  • 3/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • pepper, to taste

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Combine all the marinade ingredients in a plastic zipper bag. Add the salmon and seal. Place in the fridge and marinate all day or overnight.
  2. Remove from the marinade and put the salmon into a baking dish. Bake at 400 degrees F about 20-25 minutes. 

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
I love salmon! Thanks for the easy and delish recipe, Donna John!
sherry bracy
I have been wanting a new salmon recipe! I cant wait to try this! sounds amazing!
Donna John
We enjoy it! Hope your family does as well. I had salmon last night. Just sprinkled it with a little Cajun seasoning and drizzled it with a little olive oil. Threw it in the oven for about 10 minutes, then drizzled it with some honey and baked a few minutes more. Was really good. sherry bracy
Dieter Schmitz
Hey Donna John is it ok to soak salmon in savignon blanc? Just checkin'
Tiffany Zook
Ok, now I'm officially hungry!!!
Holly Budde
I have to make this! looks wonderful Donna John Maybe I’ll try yours and Dieter Schmitz recipes ;)
Donna John
This is one of my favorite ways to make salmon. The first time I made it, I was afraid it might be salty, but it's not. Marinating it changes the texture. It's really good! Let me know how you liked it.
Holly Budde
I will! plan to make soon!
Susan Masterson, PhD
I just pinned this! Can’t wait to try it!

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