Baked Teriyaki Salmon – a quick and easy dinner idea with lots of flavor! Delicious salmon baked with homemade teriyaki sauce and roasted broccoli.
Baked salmon with rice and steamed vegetable is one of the easiest dinners you can make on a busy weeknight. It only requires one sheet pan and if you make the rice ahead, you can save even more time. Use my homemade teriyaki sauce that you can make and keep in the fridge until ready to use. This Baked Teriyaki Salmon is flaky, delicious and perfect for busy weeknights or a special occasion!
- 12 oz salmon fillets
- salt and pepper
- fresh broccoli
- green onions
- sesame seeds
- teriyaki sauce
How to make baked salmon?
- To cook salmon in the oven, place on parchment paper lined baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper.
- Next, pour at least two tablespoons of teriyaki sauce over each salmon piece.
- Bake in the oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until the salmon if flaky and cooked through.
- Garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.
- I like to add broccoli to the baking sheet along side salmon and let it roast in the same time. You can use asparagus or cauliflower too.
How long to bake salmon in the oven?
Teriyaki salmon is definitely one of the easiest dinners you can make at home. Salmon bakes really quickly, it takes only 18 to 20 minutes to cook in the oven, depending on the thickness of your fillets.
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- Crispy Parmesan Tilapia
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- 12 oz. salmon fillets
- 2 cups fresh broccoli if using frozen, thaw out first
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- cooked rice
- 1/4 cup chopped green onions for garnish
- 3 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds for garnish
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar or rice vinegar
- 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger optional
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
- 1.5 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1.5 tablespoon cornstarch
- 2 tablespoons water
- To make teriyaki sauce: In a medium saucepan, whisk together brown sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger, garlic and oil. Heat up until it starts to simmer. Reduce heat to low. In a small bowl, whisk together water and cornstarch. Add to soy sauce mixture and whisk constantly until the sauce thickens. Remove from heat and let cool. Keep in glass jar with lid in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set your salmon fillets on the sheet. Arrange broccoli on the side of salmon. Season everything with salt and pepper.
- Pour about 2 tablespoons of teriyaki sauce over each fillet.
- Bake salmon for 18 to 20 minutes OR until flaky and cooked through.
- Garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions. Serve with rice and roasted broccoli.
- Use my homemade teriyaki sauce that you can make and keep in fridge until ready to use.
- Please note, that the nutrition value can vary depending on what product you use. The information below is an estimate. Always use calorie counter you are familiar with.