Shanghai Salmon Recipe

Salmon marinated with Garlic Garlic Seasoning and then pan-seared and finished in the oven with Shanghai Sesame Sauce.
  • Ready in: 2 hours, 30 minutes
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
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  • Servings: 6 servings

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cooking methods

  • Stovetop
  • Bake


  1. In a gallon freezer bag, combine first 2 ingredients; add salmon. Seal well and refrigerate 2 hours or up to overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 425°F. Heat a large oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat. Remove salmon from marinade; discard bag with marinade. Place salmon in skillet, skin-side-up; sear 2-3 minutes.
  3. Carefully turn salmon over and transfer skillet to oven. Bake 5 minutes. Spread Shanghai Sesame Sauce over salmon and continue baking until internal temperature reaches 145°F on an instant-read food thermometer, about 5-10 minutes depending on thickness of salmon.

Makes 6 servings.

Serve with Shanghai Veggie Quinoa recipe.

Make Ahead & Freeze: Prepare step 1. Place Shanghai Sesame Sauce in a quart freezer bag. Place both bags in a gallon freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Continue with step 2.

Wine Pairing: Pinot Gris

Nutrition per Serving: Calories: 240 Total Fat: 13g Sat. Fat: 2g Cholest: 60mg Sodium: 340mg Carbs: 7g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 5g Protein: 23g

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