Give the delivery guy a rest and prepare delicious Asian-inspired food in the comfort of your own kitchen. From the crunchy Filipino recipe for Lumpia Rolls to the fragrant Baked Soy Ginger Salmon, we think you’ll agree it’s well worth the time to prepare these dishes.
Baked Soy Ginger Salmon
- 1 lb. salmon fillets pin bones removed
- 1- 4 inch piece fresh ginger grated (or use 1-1/2 T. ground ginger)
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 1/4 c. low sodium soy sauce
- 1/2 c. red wine
- 1/4 c. mirin*
- 2 T. brown sugar
- 1/2 of 1 lime juiced
- 1 T. olive oil
- 1 scallion minced for garnish
- Combine soy sauce, red wine, mirin, brown sugar, garlic and 3/4 of the ginger in a saucepan. Cook for 10 minutes until reduced by half.
- Remove from heat and add remaining ginger and lime juice. Let cool.
- Rub the bottom of a baking dish with the olive oil and place salmon in it, skin side down.
- Spoon a tablespoon of the glaze over the salmon and let sit for 5 minutes.
- Spoon another tablespoon of glaze over salmon.
- Bake for 10 minutes at 250 degrees.
- Spoon another tablespoon of glaze over salmon and return to oven for another 10 minutes.
- Continue to do this until salmon is medium rare.
- *To make mirin at home, dissolve 1/4 c. sugar and 1/4 c. water in small saucepan over medium heat for 3-4 minutes. Do not stir. Cool. Add 2 t. rice vinegar and mix.