Baked Pineapple Salmon

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Giving the salmon a quick broil at the end of cooking gives the marinade a chance to caramelize—it’s too good. Just make sure to keep a close eye on it, so you don’t overcook the salmon! Two to three minutes is all you need under a hot broiler.

Baked Pineapple Salmon

Baked Pineapple Salmon

YIELDS: 6 SERVINGS

PREP TIME: 0 HOURS 10 MINS

TOTAL TIME: 0 HOURS 55 MINS

INGREDIENTS

  • Cooking spray, for pan
  • 17 pineapple rings, fresh or canned
  • 1 large salmon fillet (about 3 lbs.)
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tbsp. melted butter
  • 3 tbsp. sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tbsp. freshly chopped cilantro
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. freshly grated ginger
  • 2 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • Toasted sesame seeds, for garnish
  • Thinly sliced green onions, for garnish
  • Lime wedges, for serving

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil and grease with cooking spray. In the center of the foil, lay pineapple slices in an even layer.
  2. Season both sides of the salmon with salt and pepper and place on top of pineapple slices.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together butter, chili sauce, cilantro, garlic, ginger, sesame oil, and red pepper flakes. Brush all over salmon fillet.
  4. Bake until the salmon is cooked through, about 25 minutes. Switch the oven to broil, and broil for 2 minutes, or until fish is slightly golden. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions and serve with lime wedges.

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Baked Pineapple Salmon

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