Baked Salmon with Aji Amarillo Sauce, photo by Fernanda AlvarezPhoto by Fernanda Alvarez

Baked Salmon with Aji Amarillo Sauce

Cuisine: Latin
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Delicious and striking the right balance between spicy and savory, this Salmon dish is a sure-fire hit!

This baked salmon with aji amarillo sauce is super healthy and easy to make. Salmon is widely known for its high level of antioxidants and Omega-3. It is also known to lower bad cholesterol. The aji amarillo sauce adds a spicy kick that pairs well with a side of white rice or veggies.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds salmon fillet with skin, (1 1/4 to 1 1/2 inches thick)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp ají amarillo paste
  • 1/2 tsp rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp coriander seeds crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground

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Directions

  1. Preheat broiler. Line a broiler pan with foil and lightly coat with oil. Pat salmon dry and place, skin side down, on pan. Season it with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  2. Mince and mash garlic to a paste with a pinch of salt. Stir together with mustard, honey, aji amarillo paste, vinegar, coriander, and pepper.
  3. Spread mustard mixture evenly on top of salmon.
  4. Broil 5 to 6 inches from heat until cooked through, 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer salmon to a platter with 2 large spatulas.
  5. Cut into 4 servings.
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