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Salmon Honey-Lemon Teriyaki

Salmon is popular and easy to find. It is also a favorite seafood at our home. This Salmon Honey Lemon Teriyaki hits the spot every time I make it for my family. It's also one of the easiest dishes that comes out of my kitchen. Simply bake a fresh, salmon fillet. Then pour the sweet-salty teriyaki sauce over it. Serve this warm with boiled rice. This is an Asian In America recipe. Serves 2 to 4.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dinner, Fish, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Asian, Filipino
Keyword: Salmon Honey Lemon Teriyaki
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 49kcal
Author: Elizabeth Ann Quirino


  • Oven-proof baking pan: 8 x 8 inches or 9 x 11 inches


  • 1 pound fresh salmon fillet
  • 2 whole lemons divided, use juice from 1, use the second for sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 stalks scallions sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons honey for sauce
  • 1/4 cup toyo (soy sauce) for sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar for sauce
  • for serving:boiled rice


  • Marinate the salmon fillets with the juice of one lemon, fresh garlic, fresh ginger, salt and black pepper powder for 20 to 30 minutes. Set aside.
  • Mix together in a bowl the teriyaki sauce ingredients: lemon juice, honey, soy sauce and brown sugar. Set aside.
  • Pre-heat oven to 375 F.
  • Place the salmon fillets in a pre-greased baking pan (glass or metal) about 8 x 8 inches. Cover with aluminum foil. Bake at 375 F degrees for 25 minutes.
  • At the last 2 minutes of cooking, remove the foil cover. Pour the teriyaki sauce all over the fillet. Continue cooking uncovered for 2 minutes more till top is brown and looks glossy.
  • Garnish with chopped scallions and more lemon slices. Serve warm with rice.
  • Cook's Comments: if lemon is not available, use calamansi (the Filipino lime) as a substitute.
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Serving: 1g | Calories: 49kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 584mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg