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Teriyaki Salmon

Sweet, tangy and sticky teriyaki salmon oven-baked to perfection! This is a perfect marinade for salmon, chicken, beef or even stir-fry veggies! A weeknight dinner in under 30 minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Japanese
Keyword salmon, teriyaki salmon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author Winnie Liong


  • 2 salmon filets
  • olive oil for brushing
  • sesame seeds and green onions for garnish

Teriyaki Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons honey or light brown sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch


  • Preheat oven to 425F.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together soy sauce, water, sesame oil, honey/sugar, garlic and cornstarch.
  • In a square glass baking dish, drizzle olive oil at the bottom and add in salmon filets.
  • Pour teriyaki sauce over salmon and bake for 15-20 minutes depending on filet thickness. When done, use a spoon to pour marinade on the sides on top of salmon. Garnish with sesame seeds!