Baked Salmon with Tamarind Mayo Topping on a cast iron skillet
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Baked Salmon with Tamarind Mayo Topping

Baked Salmon with Tamarind Mayo Topping using one special trick for super moist and flavorful fish! Pair with steamed rice for a quick and easy weeknight dinner that's ready in minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Entree
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: baked salmon with mayo, baked salmon with tamarind mayo topping
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 265kcal
Author: Lalaine


  • 4 (4 ounces each) salmon fillets
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind base powder


  • Wash salmon fillets and pat dry. Season with salt and pepper to taste and let stand for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • In a bowl, combine mayonnaise and tamarind base powder. Stir until blended.
  • Spoon tamarind-mayo mixture over fillets and spread across the top to fully cover. 
  • Bake in a 400 F oven for about 15 to 20 minutes or until fish easily flakes with a fork and top is bubbly and lightly browned. Serve hot.


Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 139mg | Potassium: 580mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 0.9% | Calcium: 1.7% | Iron: 5.7%