Asian Marinated Salmon – Recipe

A spicy, sweet and sticky Asian-inspired marinade makes this a quick and tasty dish to prepare. Serve with rice or noodles. Preparation time: 15 minutes; Cooking time: 20 minutes. Serves 4.


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 4 Tbsp hoison sauce
  • 4 Tbsp soya sauce
  • 2 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp runny honey
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 Tbsp galangal or ginger, grated
  • 3 spring onions, chopped


In a bowl, combine the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, lime juice, honey, and chilli flakes.  Stir well to dissolve the honey.  Add the ginger, garlic, and chopped spring onion.

Taste the marinade, adjusting the chilli, honey or lime juice as desired.

Pour over the salmon, turning pieces in the sauce to saturate.  Cover and allow to marinate in your refrigerator at least 30 minutes.

Preheat oven to 180C/gas mark 4.

Bake fish for 20 minutes or until cooked.

Remove from oven and taste the sauce, adjusting again if necessary.

Serve with noodles, rice or stir fried vegetables with sauce spooned over.