Salmon satays


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time10 mins
  • Makes2 main courses or 3 appetizers
*PLUS Broiling Time: 4 minutes


  • 6 small skewers

  • 1/2 lemon

  • 2 tbsp plum sauce

  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce

  • 1 1/2 tsp bottled minced ginger, or 1 tsp grated fresh ginger

  • 1 tsp bottled chopped garlic, or 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 250 g skinless salmon fillet, 1/2 in. thick

  • 1 tsp sesame seeds, optional


  • Position oven rack in top third of oven. Preheat broiler. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. Squeeze 2 tsp (10 mL) juice from lemon into a small bowl. Stir in plum and oyster sauces, ginger and garlic.

  • Slice salmon lengthwise into 6 strips. Thread onto skewers. Brush sauce over both sides of salmon. Place skewers on prepared sheet. Broil 2 minutes. Turn hot skewers carefully. Continue broiling until fish is glazed, 2 to 3 more minutes. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 77, Protein 6.7g, Carbohydrates 3.8g, Fat 3.7g, Sodium 214mg.

Linda Stephen's new cookbook, 125 Best Toaster Oven Recipes (Robert Rose), has great ideas for easy meals. We adapted this recipe to a regular oven -- and the results were fantastic.

Time Saver

A jar of minced ginger is ready for spooning into barbecue bastes, stir-fries and Thai noodle dishes.