A light and healthy lunch or dinner recipe for Japanese-inspired Salmon with a tamari marinade

4 180g salmon fillets, bones removed and skin on
¼ cup spring onions

For marinade:
1 tablespoon sesame oil
½ cup tamari
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
¼ cup sesame seeds, white or black
1 tablespoon honey or 1 teaspoon stevia powder (optional)

How to
Preheat the oven to 200C (180C fan-forced). Line a baking tray with baking paper.

In a large bowl, whisk together the marinade ingredients. Marinate the salmon for up to 30 minutes in a covered bowl or in a large snap-lock bag.
Remove the salmon from the marinade. Reserve the marinade.

Lay the salmon, skin-side down, on the lined tray. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until cooked to your liking.

Remove from the oven. Pour over the reserved marinade and scatter over the spring onions.

This is good with some bok choy stir-fried in a hot wok or frying pan with tamari, sesame oil and freshly grated ginger.


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Recipe created by Jessica Sepel, a qualified Sydney nutritionist, health blogger and wellness coach. She is the author of several eBooks, including the JSHealth Detox Plan and The Clean Life. Visit www.jessicasepel.com for more recipes, nutrition advice and wellness inspiration.