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Orange Sesame Salmon in Foil

Baked Orange Sesame Salmon in Foil - is the perfect easy and healthy weeknight recipe. Best of all, the salmon is cooked to tender, flaky perfection in just 30 minutes with a flavorful orange sesame glaze.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword baked salmon, delicious salmon recipe, healthy fish dinner
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 293 kcal


  • 3 Tablespoons honey
  • 3 Tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons pure orange juice
  • 1 Tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sriracha optional
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-1/4 pounds salmon or 4 (5 ounces each salmon fillets)
  • fresh chopped cilantro for garnish
  • toasted sesame seeds for topping


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together honey, soy sauce, orange juice, rice vinegar, sesame oil, ginger, garlic, Sriracha, and pepper, to taste.
  3. Place salmon fillet, skin side down, on top of the foil. Season with salt and black pepper to taste on both sides. Brush or spoon the glaze over the salmon and slip orange slices underneath. Fold sides of foil and wrap over the salmon
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Switch oven to broil and cook for another 5 minutes until salmon is slightly charred.
  5. Serve immediately and garnish with fresh cilantro and sesame seeds, if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Orange Sesame Salmon in Foil
Amount Per Serving (1 serving (1/4 recipe))
Calories 293 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 77mg26%
Sodium 476mg20%
Potassium 733mg21%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 75IU2%
Vitamin C 5.1mg6%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.