Baked Firecracker Salmon


You’ll love this spicy marinated Baked Firecracker Salmon!! Such a delicious and fiery fish dinner, perfect for any weeknight meal or date night!



  • 16 oz. salmon fillet
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt


  1. In a shallow dish or bowl, whisk together all the ingredients.
  2. Place fish skin side up in the shallow bowl. Cover and marinate for 1-4 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 400F.
  4. Place salmon in a baking dish, skin side down.
  5. For a spicier option, pour the marinade over the fish and bake with the marinade.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the thickest part of the fish is not translucent.
  7. Serve with the remaining baked marinade, if desired.


  • Per serving: Calories 665; Fat 30.8g (Sat 4.4g); Protein 90.8g; Carb 7.1g (net carb 5.7g); Fiber 1.4g; Sodium 2477mg


  • Serving Size: 2