Hoisin Salmon


Hoisin sauce is a staple of Chinese cooking, prepared with soybeans, garlic, chile peppers, and spices. It adds a flavorful, authentic Asian touch to numerous dishes and pairs especially well with salmon.

Prep time: 5 Minutes

Total time: 45 Minutes

Yield: Serves 4


  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 8- to 10-ounce salmon steaks 1 inch thick
  • Vegetable cooking spray


  1. Preheat broiler. In a glass measuring cup, whisk together orange juice, hoisin sauce, and honey.
  2. Season salmon with salt and pepper. Place on a broiler pan lined with aluminum foil. Spray top of broiler pan with cooking spray. Brush half of the hoisin sauce mixture over to coat.
  3. Broil salmon about 4 inches from the heat source, basting once, until opaque in center, 10 to 13 minutes.

Nutrition Info

Per serving: 312 calories; 16.4 grams fat; 30.1 grams protein; 7.8 grams carbohydrates; 0 grams fiber
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