This Asian salmon is an easy and healthy dinner choice. The salmon and vegetables cook together on the same pan and are coated in a hoisin lime glaze.
Quick and easy meals are my favorite way to do dinner, and this Asian salmon with vegetables is no exception. Serve with rice for a complete meal!
This Asian salmon with mixed vegetables is one of the best salmon dishes I’ve ever had. There, I’ve said it. Clearly as a food blogger my job is to make delicious food and I take that job very seriously. There are many recipes that never make it on to this blog – if I’m not happy with the food or the photographs I don’t publish it.
I’ve been cooking for a long time, long enough that most of the time I can put out a delicious dish. But there are times when I create something extraordinary, and this is one of those times. I made this salmon 3 days ago and pushed it to the top of my post queue so that I could share it with you immediately. It’s just that good.
As I mentioned before, this Asian salmon is amazing, but on top of that the dish has a few other benefits – it’s healthy, quick and the salmon and veggies cook together on one pan. I can’t officially call this a one pot meal because you’ll actually need a pot and a pan, but it’s still super easy to make.
How do you make Asian salmon?
First off is the hoisin lime glaze – this sauce is made of a few simple ingredients like soy sauce, ginger, lime juice and hoisin sauce. The ingredients go into a pot to simmer for about 10 minutes which creates a thick, intensely flavored glaze.
The salmon gets coated in the glaze and then is broiled in the oven with a pile of fresh vegetables on the side. I used bell peppers, broccoli, snap peas, green onions, carrots and some fresh summer corn, but you can use whatever veggies your family likes best. Other great options are zucchini, red onions, bok choy and mushrooms. I don’t add the sauce to the vegetables until after they’ve come out of the oven, that way they won’t burn from the sugar in the glaze.
While the salmon and vegetables cook in the oven you can put up a pot of rice or even boil some asian noodles to go on the side. You’ll have a complete meal in 30 minutes or less, perfect for a busy weeknight. But no one will know that it only took you half an hour, everyone will assume that you spent all day making something this delicious!
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Asian Salmon with Mixed Vegetables
- 1 1/4 pounds of salmon fillet all in one piece
- 4 cups fresh mixed vegetables I used bell peppers, green onions, snow peas, corn, carrots and broccoli, cleaned and cut into 1 inch pieces
- Cooking spray
- Kosher salt and pepper
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
- a 2 inch piece of ginger sliced into 3 pieces
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
- 1/4 cup sliced green onions
- lime wedges for garnish
- 3 cups steamed rice for serving if desired
- Combine the soy sauce, brown sugar, hoisin sauce, ginger, garlic, lime juice and sesame oil in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Once the sauce comes to a boil, lower the heat to medium and simmer for 10 minutes or until sauce has started to thicken. Remove and discard pieces of ginger and set the sauce aside.
- Preheat broiler. Line a sheet pan with foil, coat with cooking spray. Place the salmon fillet on one side of the pan; season the salmon with salt and pepper and lightly brush with the hoisin glaze. On the other side of the pan, place the mixed vegetables. Spread the vegetables out into one even layer. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper and spray them with cooking spray.
- Place the pan under the broiler - broil for 10-15 minutes or until salmon and vegetables are cooked (mine took 12 minutes). Remove the pan from the oven and brush more glaze over the salmon. Drizzle glaze over the vegetables to taste and then toss to coat. Garnish with sesame seeds, lime wedges and green onions. Serve the salmon and vegetables with steamed rice, with any extra glaze on the side for dipping or drizzling.
Freeze It: If you have extra salmon glaze you can freeze it in a resealable bag and use it for another night. Sauce will keep in the freezer for one month.
This was fab!! Definitely a keeper. Thank you thank you!
So glad you liked it, thanks for reporting back! 🙂
Absolutely beautiful photos! 🙂
I love that the veggies cook right along side this gorgeous salmon! Makes dinner so much easier. We’ve been eating a lot of fish lately and salmon is my favorite, so your photos are speaking to me! Have to make this!
Thanks Ashlyn, I hope you get a chance to try it!
This salmon recipe is really flavorful! Looks so good! I also love those mixed vegetables. Can’t wait to try it! 🙂
This looks so flavorful! And love the mix of vegetables as well – such a great dinner idea to break out of the norm!
Thanks Melanie, it’s definitely a little different but luckily not more work than any other dinner recipe 🙂
Loving everything about this. It’s a pretty big deal with a food blogger says a recipe is one f the best – I’ll have to try it this week!
Thanks Chrisy, if you try it please report back 🙂
I will say your photography is wonderful but your recipes really make it! I’m like you and have soo many good recipes without the best photos that I need to re-do and post. Love all the fresh veggies with the salmon!
Thanks Laura! I actually haven’t gone back to do any of the photos on my trashed post list, I probably should 🙂
The photos alone have me salivating. This dish looks awesome and I hope you submit it to Foodgawker. ON MY LIST to make ASAP!!!! Nice work!
I did submit it to Foodgawker, thanks :).
This look fantastic and flavorful! Thanks for sharing!
This looks so good but every time I stab my screen with my fork nothing happens. You may want to get your site adjusted.
Thanks Adam, if I can figure out the fork-to-screen technology I’ll let you know 🙂
I cook salmon once a week (at least!) and this salmon recipe is one I’ll be trying very soon. The sauce sounds incredible!
Thanks Joanie, I actually don’t cook salmon all that often because the girls aren’t always enthusiastic about it, but they even liked this recipe!
What a delicious-looking dinner! I love salmon and colorful veggies. This recipe is a real winner! Thank you so much for sharing.
Perfect!! I’m bored w my usual way of preparing salmon. 😉
I used to do just plain teriyaki but this is so much better!
Mmmmm….sounds absolutely delicious!
This looks amazing, and I’ve totally pinned it for later!
Thanks for pinning it Angie!
WOW – that looks AMAZING! My husband and I both love salmon so that is definitely going on the menu! I am so excited to try it…pinning!
Thanks Michelle, let me know if you end up making it!
This does look like one tasty looking dish! My husband is a huge salmon lover so I have a feeling he would be all over this baby!
Thanks, even my kids who aren’t always wild about salmon liked it!
I love love love salmon and your recipe looks divine. Bonus that it can be made in 30 minutes. Yum!
Thanks Ali, I always try and cut down the cooking time for weeknight meals, who wants to spend the whole night in the kitchen?! Not me 🙂
Wow…really, can I just dive into my screen! That is the most perfect salmon! YUMMMMM!
Thanks Rebecca, it turned out even better than I expected 😉
I just now found this recipe. It looks so wonderful I’m trying it for the first time tomorrow night for dinner guests! Thanks so much.
What a stunning dish. Those flavors and colors! It’s going right to the top of my must-make list. 🙂
Thanks Susan, hope you get a chance to try it!