Asian Salmon

Toasted sesame seeds, sweet apricot preserves, and fresh gingerroot add depth to a classic salmon dish.

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2/3
cup teriyaki marinade and sauce
1/4
cup apricot preserves
1/4
cup water
2
tablespoons sesame or canola oil
4
teaspoons grated gingerroot
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
4
medium cloves garlic, finely chopped (2 1/2 teaspoons)
3
lb salmon fillets
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons)
1
tablespoon sesame seed, toasted*
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, stir together teriyaki sauce, preserves, water, oil, gingerroot, mustard and garlic. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; simmer uncovered 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened.
  • 3 Rinse salmon fillets; pat dry with paper towels. Place salmon, skin sides down, in pan. Spoon 1/2 cup sauce mixture over salmon.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes, rotating pan after 10 minutes, until salmon flakes easily with fork.
  • 5 Meanwhile, heat remaining sauce mixture to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer uncovered 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened and reduced to about 1/2 cup.
  • 6 Carefully transfer salmon to serving platter. Drizzle with thickened sauce mixture. Sprinkle with onions and sesame seed.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    95mg
    95%;
    Sodium
    940mg
    940%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    11g
    11%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    32g
    32%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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