ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Sweet Salmon with a Kick

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet, 1 tablespoon sauce, and 1 tablespoon onions)
Fragrant five-spice powder is popular in Chinese cooking and complements wild salmon's buttery taste and texture.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder
  • 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 281
  • caloriesfromfat 35 %
  • fat 10.9 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • monofat 3.6 g
  • polyfat 4.4 g
  • protein 34.1 g
  • carbohydrate 10 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 94 mg
  • iron 1.7 mg
  • sodium 446 mg
  • calcium 25 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

  2. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Reserve 1/4 cup vinegar mixture.

  3. Combine red pepper, salt, and five-spice powder; rub evenly over skinned side of salmon.

  4. Place salmon, skin side down, on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 16 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness, brushing frequently with vinegar mixture.

  5. Place reserved 1/4 cup vinegar mixture in a small microwave-safe glass bowl. Microwave at high 20 seconds or until bubbly. Drizzle over fish; sprinkle with onions.