baked salmon with mayo topping on top of steamed rice with steamed broccoli on the side
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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: 346kcal
Author: Lalaine Manalo


  • 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.
  • Arrange in a single layer on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • 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 375 F oven for about 10 to 15 minutes or until fish easily flakes with a fork and top is bubbly and lightly browned. Serve hot.


Calories: 346kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 165mg | Potassium: 858mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.5mg