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baked pineapple salmon on a white plate with salad and asparagus
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5 from 35 votes

Baked Pineapple Salmon

Delicious sweet and savory taste
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 402kcal
Author: Sula


  • 1 can pineapple slices drained
  • 1 large salmon fillet 3 lb
  • 3 TB butter melted
  • 2 TB sweet chili sauce
  • 2 TB cilantro freshly chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp ginger freshly grated
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cooking spray for pan
  • Optional: sliced green onions and lime wedges for serving


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line a large rimmed baking pan with foil and grease with cooking spray. Lay pineapple slices in an even layer in the center of the pan.
  • Season the salmon on both sides with salt and pepper.
  • Place on top of pineapple slices.
  • In a small bowl or cup, whisk together butter, chili sauce, cilantro, garlic, ginger, toasted sesame oil, and red pepper flakes. Brush over salmon thoroughly, using all of the sauce.
  • Bake until salmon is cooked through, about 25 minutes or 145F on a meat thermometer.
  • Switch oven to broil.
  • Broil salmon for about 2 minutes until it is slightly golden.
  • Garnish with green onion slices and serve with lime wedges, as desired.


Calories: 402kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 140mg | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 1117mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 277IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.