Garlic Ginger Crust Salmon

Total Time
2hrs 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs 30 mins

People who hate fish (especially salmon) go nuts over this. It should be called 'The Best' Salmon recipe. Prep time includes marinade time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix everything but fish in a shallow dish.
  2. Place salmon, skin side up, into marinade. Marinade in fridge for 1-2 hours.
  3. Remove fish from dish. Drain marinade but keep garlic and ginger chunks.
  4. Pile chunks from marinade onto top of salmon forming a crust.
  5. Place salmon back into baking dish or on piece of foil.
  6. Bake at 450 for 20 minutes, or until fish flakes with a fork.
Most Helpful

4 5

This is very good, but the cooking time is off. We left ours in the oven for only 12 minutes and it was still overdone.

5 5

This was a seriously tasty piece of salmon. I only made two steaks because there are only two of us but I used the full marinade and then boiled down what was left over and drizzled over some of the veggies I served with it and that was lovely. I used tamari instead of soy and splenda brown sugar blend because they were what I had on hand and they worked great. I probably gave it about 3 1/2 in the fridge and it was beautifully tender when cooked. Made for Healthy Choices tag.

4 5

This is so easy and full of flavor. I made the full recipe for 3 6 oz. fillets, and there was plenty. I marinated 2 hours and cooked 400 for 13 minutes, because that is how I usually cook small salmon fillets. It turned out great! Thanks herby!