Easy oven baked salmon and asparagus with a sweet and savory sesame glaze.
4 4 ounce salmon fillets (boneless, skinless)
1 pound asparagus spears, ends trimmed
6 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon brown sugar
4 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
2 tablespoons cold water
2 teaspoons corn starch
Preheat oven to 400 degrees and lightly grease a baking pan. In a small-medium sauce pan combine all glaze ingredients except for water, corn starch, and sesame seeds. Whisk together ingredients and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
In a small bowl stir together cold water and corn starch til dissolved. Add to sauce and stir til thickened, then remove from heat.
Arrange salmon fillets and asparagus in a single layer on prepared baking pan. Brush half of the sauce over the salmon and asparagus.
Bake for 10 minutes, then brush remaining sauce over salmon and asparagus. Bake another 5 minutes or so until asparagus is tender and salmon is pink and flaky. Garnish with sesame seeds and serve.