Gingered Honey Salmon Recipe
- 1/3 cup orange juice
- 1/3 cup reduced-sodium 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. For marinade, mix first six ingredients. In a shallow bowl, combine salmon and 2/3 cup marinade; refrigerate 30 minutes, turning occasionally. Reserve remaining marinade for basting.
- 2. Place salmon on an oiled grill rack over medium heat, skin side down; discard marinade remaining in bowl. Grill salmon, covered, until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 15-18 minutes, basting with reserved marinade during the last 5 minutes. Yield: 6 servings.
Health Tip: Everyone thinks of omega-3’s when it comes to salmon, but it’s also a good source of most B vitamins, which are important in energy production.
3 ounces cooked fish: 237 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 569mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 0 fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.
Reviews for Gingered Honey Salmon
"Delicious salmon recipe! My whole family loved this dish. I broiled the fish, rather than grilling it. Also, I used cilantro in place of green onion."
"I don't usually like salmon, but this recipe is amazing! It's become a weekly staple"
"Have made this many times. The flavor is awesome."
"I loved this! Made it for my boyfriend and he loved it!"
"Really delicious. I used pineapple juice instead of orange juice. I might try to use reduced sodium soy sauce next time, however."
"We loved this recipe!"
"This is one of our very favorite ways to have salmon. Even my kids love it!"
"OOPS! Forgot to rate it :)"
"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!"
"This is the best marinade for salmon that I've found. Way yummy!!"
"excellent recipe very good, hubby still talking about it and 2 yr old ate it up!"
"When I made this for my husband, he said it tasted like something he would find in a fine restaurant!! Wonderful!!"
"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."