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Salmon in Garlic-Ginger Marinade

Eat Wisconsin Fish / Salmon in Garlic-Ginger Marinade

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  • One large or two small fillets of salmon, skinned and cut into 2-inch strips
  • 1 tbsp of fresh minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp fresh grated ginger 
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce, tamari or liquid aminos 
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp each of onion powder, garlic powder, black pepper, sesame seeds 
  • 2 tbsp of water


  • Rinse salmon in cold water and set aside.
  • Whisk marinade ingredients together.
  • Place salmon and marinade in a container or plastic bag. Ensure salmon is covered by marinade. If more liquid is needed, add equal amounts of soy sauce and water.
  • Let salmon marinade in refrigerator for at least 2 hours and up to 48 hours. 
  • Grill or bake the salmon at 450F for 8 to 10 minutes, depending on thickness of the fillet.
  • Salmon is done when it feels firm and flakes in the middle.