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Steamed Salmon with Sweet Ginger Soy Glaze

This easy to make salmon recipe is absolutely scrumptious and will become your favorite in no time.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Universal
Keyword: Budget-Friendly, dairy-free, High Protein, Kid-Friendly, Low-Carb, Quick and Easy
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 316kcal
Author: Chef Nichole


  • 16 ounces skinless and boneless salmon fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce low-sodium
  • 1/4 cup pure honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper


  • Season the salmon with salt, pepper half of the ginger, and half of the garlic powder. Set aside.
  • Fill a skillet or saucepot with about 1 inch of water. The skillet or saucepot needs to fit a steaming basket. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, carefully place the seasoned salmon in a steaming basket (or bamboo steaming basket for extra flavor). Place the basket into the pot so it sits just above the water. Cover and steam for 8 to 10 minutes or until salmon is firm and cooked through.
  • While the salmon cooks, combine the soy sauce and honey in a shallow sauce pot on low heat. stir constantly until honey is dissolved. Add crushed red pepper, remaining ginger and remaining garlic. Bring to a simmer and remove from heat.
  • Pour hot over the steamed salmon and enjoy.


Serving: 4ounces salmon with 2 teaspoons glaze | Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 642mg | Sugar: 18g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10