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Oven Baked Salmon with Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Honey Soy Salmon- marinated in a sweet honey and orange chili sauce and oven-baked until moist and flaky. This salmon is perfect served with a side of creamy goat cheese mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach or your other favorite green vegetable. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
marinate30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 763kcal


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoon honey
  • 5 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 large orange - juiced
  • 2 tablespoon Sriracha
  • 2 tablespoon sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 lbs red potatoes
  • 1 head cauliflower - chopped into large florets
  • ½ cup half and half
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • salt and pepper - to taste
  • Sesame seeds - to garnish
  • Serve with sautéed spinach or other preferred veggie - if desired


  • In a medium bowl whisk together the soy sauce, honey, garlic, orange juice, and Sriracha. 
  • Transfer the marinade to a large ziplock bag along with the salmon, fully coating the salmon in the marinade. Allow salmon to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, wash and chop potatoes into approximately equal sized chunks. Add potatoes to a large pot of cold salted water over high heat. Bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling add the cauliflower florets and continue to cook until potatoes and cauliflower are fully cooked. Immediately remove from heat and drain.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Transfer potatoes and cauliflower back to the large pot over low heat. Add the half and half, butter, goat cheese, plus salt and pepper. Mash the potatoes and cauliflower until desired consistency and texture is reached (I prefer chunkier mashed potatoes). Add additional half-and-half or goat cheese, as needed, and season with additional salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Transfer the salmon to a lined baking sheet and bake for 8-12 minutes, or until fully cooked.
  • Serve salmon over mashed potatoes and cauliflower with a side of sautéed spinach, if desired. Drizzle salmon with additional sweet chili sauce, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.


  • Tip- reserve remaining marinade and bring to a rolling boil in a small saucepot over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes stirring continuously. Season with additional fresh orange juice, honey, or soy sauce, to taste (do not consume without boiling first).


Calories: 763kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 148mg | Sodium: 1166mg | Potassium: 2387mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 840IU | Vitamin C: 95.1mg | Calcium: 159mg | Iron: 4.6mg
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