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Gingered Honey Salmon Recipe

Gingered Honey Salmon Recipe

Ginger, garlic powder and green onion blend nicely in an easy marinade that gives pleasant flavor to salmon. We also like to use this versatile mixture when grilling chicken, but we've found it tastes even better when marinated in the fridge overnight. -Dan Strumberger, Farmington, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min. YIELD:4-6 servings


  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 salmon fillet (1-1/2 pounds and 3/4 inch thick)


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Set aside 1/3 cup for basting; cover and refrigerate. Pour remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the salmon and turn to coat. Seal bag and refrigerate for 30 minutes, turning once or twice.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Place salmon skin side down on grill.
  • 3. Grill, covered, over medium-hot heat or broil 4 in. from the grill for 5 minutes. Baste with reserved marinade. Grill or broil 10-15 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with a fork, basting frequently. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

6 ounce-weight: 238 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 875mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 0 fiber), 21g protein.

Reviews for Gingered Honey Salmon

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jhoeffler1 User ID: 7414694 249978
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2016

"I don't usually like salmon, but this recipe is amazing! It's become a weekly staple"

Rosemary Swope User ID: 1654672 226412
Reviewed May. 16, 2015

"Have made this many times. The flavor is awesome."

Teesh1822 User ID: 7504011 218405
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2015

"I loved this! Made it for my boyfriend and he loved it!"

LinaNguyen95 User ID: 8157964 216756
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2015

"Really delicious. I used pineapple juice instead of orange juice. I might try to use reduced sodium soy sauce next time, however."

dancingfool User ID: 7427237 203207
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2014

"We loved this recipe!"

MY REVIEW User ID: 5326454 65746
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2014

"This is one of our very favorite ways to have salmon. Even my kids love it!"

debbiegross User ID: 6767698 65727
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2012

"OOPS! Forgot to rate it :)"

debbiegross User ID: 6767698 20695
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2012

"I knew this recipe when I read it! It is on the back of my Ground Ginger bottle. It is awesome, and I cook it on the stove top in a cast iron skillet. Delicious!"

edmama User ID: 6276813 53340
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2011

"This is the best marinade for salmon that I've found. Way yummy!!"

karma8675 User ID: 1022547 20693
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2010

"excellent recipe very good, hubby still talking about it and 2 yr old ate it up!"

hburnette1 User ID: 3205267 50095
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2010

"Delicious, easy to make, and quick!"

Mouse_Nibbles User ID: 2747948 65724
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2009

"When I made this for my husband, he said it tasted like something he would find in a fine restaurant!! Wonderful!!"

beryl518 User ID: 1778115 65630
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2008

"Wow!!! This was excellent. Used it on 1 1/2 pounds of salmon fillets and marinated them overnight. The only thing I didn't have was the green onions, but nobody seemed to miss them.Will definitely use this very tasty, super simple recipe again."

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.