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Asian Glazed Salmon in Foil

This Asian Glazed Salmon in Foil is so simple to make! The combination of honey, soy sauce, garlic, rice vinegar, and sesame oil takes the salmon to the next level-plus cooking the salmon in foil keeps it very moist and infuses all the flavors!

Makes 4 servings

What ingredients do I need to make this Asian Glazed Salmon in Foil?

  • Salmon fillets or 1 lb fillet cut into 4 servings
  • Honey
  • Minced garlic
  • Reduced sodium soy sauce
  • Sesame oil 
  • Grated fresh ginger or 1/2 tsp dried ginger
  • Rice vinegar
  • Green onions, thinly sliced
  • Toasted sesame seeds

How do I make this Asian Glazed Salmon in Foil?

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil- to protect baking sheet.

In a small mixing bowl combine, honey, garlic, rice vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, and ginger. 

Whisk until well combined.

Tear off a 24 inch x 18 inch piece of foil. Fold it in half to make a 18 x 12 foil piece. Place foil piece on top of prepared baking sheet.

Place salmon fillets on the center of the foil.

Fold the edges of the foil inward- so the honey mixture stays in. 

Pour honey mixture over the salmon.

Fold foil over salmon, covering completely and seal completely, by pressing the edges together.

Bake for 18-20 minutes. 

Open the top of foil and set oven to broil.

Broil for 5-7 minutes, or until salmon is caramelized.

Garnish with sliced green onions and toasted sesame seeds, if desired.

Serve with cauliflower rice, jasmine rice, or brown rice, and your favorite steamed vegetable. 

Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week or freezer up to a month.

 

Ingredients: 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil- to protect baking sheet.
  3. In a small mixing bowl combine, honey, garlic, rice vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, and ginger. Whisk until well combined. 
  4. Tear off a 24 inch x 18 inch piece of foil. Fold it in half to make a 18 x 12 foil piece. Place foil piece on top of prepared baking sheet.
  5. Place salmon fillets on the center of the foil.
  6. Fold the edges of the foil inward- so the honey mixture stays in. 
  7. Pour honey mixture over the salmon. Fold foil over salmon, covering completely and seal completely, by pressing the edges together.
  8. Bake for 18-20 minutes. 
  9. Open the top of foil and set oven to broil.
  10. Broil for 5-7 minutes, or until salmon is caramelized.
  11. Garnish with sliced green onions and toasted sesame seeds, if desired.

Makes 4 serving

4-6 PersonalPoints™ per serving*  

 *This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan. 

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Notes:

  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week or freezer up to a month.
  • Serve with cauliflower rice, jasmine rice (for additional points), or brown rice (for additional points)
  • The recipe for the sauce will make enough to cover 1-2 lbs of salmon regardless of the ounces you use. 
Yield: 4

Asian Glazed Salmon in Foil

Asian Glazed Salmon in Foil

This Asian Glazed Salmon in Foil is so simple to make! The combination of honey, soy sauce, garlic, rice vinegar, and sesame oil takes the salmon to the next level-plus cooking the salmon in foil keeps it very moist and infuses all the flavors!

Author: thepounddropper.com

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Additional Time 7 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 (4 oz.) salmon fillets or 1 lb. fillet cut into 4 servings 
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic 
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil 
  • 1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger or 1/2 tsp dried  ginger
  • 1/2 Tbsp rice vinegar 
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced 
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
    2. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil- to protect baking sheet.
      In a small mixing bowl combine, honey, garlic, rice vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, and ginger. Whisk until well combined. 
    3. Tear off a 24 inch x 18 inch piece of foil. Fold it in half to make a 18 x 12 foil piece.
    4. Place foil piece on top of prepared baking sheet.
    5. Place salmon fillets on the center of the foil.
    6. Fold the edges of the foil inward- so the honey mixture stays in. 
    7. Pour honey mixture over the salmon. Fold foil over salmon, covering completely and seal completely, by pressing the edges together.
    8. Bake for 18-20 minutes. 
    9. Open the top of foil and set oven to broil.
    10. Broil for 5-7 minutes, or until salmon is caramelized.
    11. Garnish with sliced green onions and toasted sesame seeds, if desired.

Makes 4 servings


4-6 PersonalPoints™ per serving*

*This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan.

Notes

    • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week or freezer up to a month.
    • Serve with cauliflower rice, jasmine rice (for additional points), or brown rice.
    • The recipe for the sauce will make enough to cover 1-2 lbs of salmon regardless of the ounces you use. 
    • Smartpoints: GREEN: 7 SmartPoints per serving BLUE: 4 Smart Points per serving PURPLE: 4 Smart Points per serving  

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 164Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 496mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 0gSugar: 10gProtein: 22g

Do not use the WW nutritional calculator to calculate points. The nutritional calculator does take zero point food ingredients into consideration and will not be accurate. Personal Point values and nutritional information is estimated and calculated using the brand of ingredients listed in the recipe. PersonalPoints values may vary depending on the brand of ingredients used and depending on your customized zero point foods list.

Gen

Tuesday 24th of May 2022

This did not turn out well. Salmon didn’t bake well, never carmelized under broiler, so I ended up putting it in Airfryer to cook, which I should have just done in the first place. Ugh. Never again.

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Thursday 25th of June 2020

Do you think I can make this on the grill?!

Lindsay Kehl

Thursday 25th of June 2020

Hi Stef

Yes, absolutely! Just heat grill and cook for 20-25 minutes in the foil packets.

Thank you!

Michelle

Thursday 21st of November 2019

What is the best way to freeze this recipe? Before making the salmon or after it’s cooked?

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