4-Way Salmon Marinades

Discover the ultimate 4 easy salmon marinades that elevate salmon filet into delectable and healthy meals. Unveil 4 diverse cooking methods for your marinated salmon, along with expert tips for transforming them into convenient freezer meals for future indulgence.


#1 Miso Glaze

  • 3/4 lb salmon fillet
  • 3 tbsp white miso paste
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp sake


#2 Pineapple BBQ

  • 3/4 lb salmon fillet
  • 3 tbsp pineapple juice
  • 3 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp salt
  • pinch garlic powder


#3 Honey Mustard

  • 3/4 lb salmon fillet
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp mayo
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper


#4 Salmon Dry Rub

  • 3/4 lb salmon fillet
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp cumin
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper



  1. Prepare Marinade, combine the marinade ingredients in a large Ziploc bag, giving it a good shake—eliminating the need for extra dishes.
  2. Marinate salmon, place the salmon in the Ziplock bag with the marinade, securely close it, and gently massage the flavors into the meat. Allow the magic to happen in the fridge for at least 2 hours, or up to a tantalizing 24 hours.


*Oven Perfection, preheat your oven to 375°F. Arrange the salmon in a casserole dish or on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake uncovered for approximately 15-20 minutes, adjusting the time based on the salmon’s thickness, until perfectly cooked.

*Sizzling Grilled Delight, preheat your grill to 375°F. Grill the salmon for 4-6 minutes per side, ensuring to close the lid in between flips. For thicker cuts, allow a slightly longer cook time.

*Health Steam, add 1 cup of water to rice cooker, place salmon in rice cooker’s steamer basket over water. Steam for 10-15 mins until internal temp reaches 165°F.

*Air Fryer Bliss, place the salmon in the basket in a single layer. Cook at 400°F for 7 minutes, flipping halfway or until it reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.