You can use the marinade to flavor small salmon fillets or try marinating a larger side of salmon.
Salmon marinade. Remove salmon from marinade. This marinade can be made up to 3 days before you plan to use it. Because its salty it acts as the brine injecting flavour and juiciness into the salmon flesh. No longer than an hour or the salt in the soy will begin to cook the meat.
Plus thanks to the salt and water in this marinade you can expect less of that white stuff that seeps out of salmon as it cooks its just a protein called albumin. We like ours slightly sweet with honey and use coconut aminos instead of a traditional soy sauce. Add the rest of the ingredients to the salmon stir to mix well so the salmon are nicely coated with all the ingredients. Putting together a quick marinade for this salmon recipe really gives it a delicious boost of flavor.
Then i flipped the salmon over and found that each slice had a beautiful caramelized crust on bottom. When i made this soy sauce and brown sugar salmon marinade i was a little disappointed when i opened the foil packet after baking and could understand wanting to grill it. Mix oil soy sauce scallions garlic and ginger to make a marinade pour over salmon and marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator. Lay the salmon on a non stick baking tray and grill for 5 6 mins each side or until cooked through.
The salmon sits in the marinade for up to 6 hours then is grilled or broiled to perfection. I intentionally left lemon juice out of this recipe because acids like lemon juice can actually cook the salmon as it sits in the marinade. The marinade for this salmon is a mixture of olive oil honey soy sauce lemon zest and herbs. Set aside to marinate for at least 30 minutes or best for 2 hours in the fridge.
It was sort of pale and icky looking. Heat coals or gas grill. It gives it a little bit of a salty sweet combination that makes for the perfect salmon. Meanwhile heat a wok with the remaining marinade and the stock add the baby corn and broccoli stir fry for about 5 mins then add the pak choi and cook for 2 mins more.
Grill bake or grill salmon for about 4 minutes per side when salmon flakes when pierced with a fork. Place salmon skin side down on grill. Heat the grill to high. Add the ginger and garlic to the salmon and gently rub them on the salmon.
Discard any remaining marinade. Simply store the marinade in the fridge until youre ready to add your salmon. It packs the fish with a ton of flavor while also keeping it from drying out essentially its a brine and marinade wrapped into one. You can use other types of seafood in this marinade such as halibut swordfish shrimp and scallops.
This super easy salmon marinade is heavy on the lemon garlic and fresh and dried herbs. Rinse the salmon and pat dry with paper towels. And heres what goes in the salmon marinade.