Miso-Glazed Salmon

Miso-Glazed Broiled Salmon
Jessica Chou

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup  white miso
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon  brown sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  mirin
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  soy sauce
  •   Vegetable oil, for drizzling
  •   One 6-ounce fillet of salmon, skin on
  • stalk green onion (optional)
  •   Sliced ginger, to taste (optional)

Miso is such a prominent flavor, just a little will add a whole new dimension to a dish. This easy salmon recipe takes a little prep, a little waiting, and just 10 minutes in the oven. During the warmer months, bring this recipe outside and make it on the grill, instead. 

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Directions

Mix together the white miso, sugar, mirin, and soy sauce into a paste.

Drizzle vegetable oil over aluminum foil in a baking pan and place the salmon skin side down. Spread the miso paste over the salmon evenly and let marinate for 20 minutes.

Preheat your broiler. Scrape off the miso paste after 20 minutes, leaving a thin, even layer of miso. Broil, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes until just cooked through.

Alternatively, heat a grill to medium-high heat. Brush the grill with oil and place the salmon, skinless side down first, onto the grill. Grill until the salmon is nicely charred on one side and is starting to turn opaque, about 1-3 minutes. Flip the salmon and grill on the other side until cooked all the way through, about 5 minutes more. 

Optional: Thinly slice green onion and ginger, briefly sauté with vegetable oil on high heat, and spoon over salmon. Serve with greens and rice.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

698 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Dairy Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

35%

Servings:

1
  • Fat 41g 63%
  • Carbs 39g 13%
  • Saturated 7g 34%
  • Fiber 4g 15%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 25g
  • Monounsaturated 17g
  • Polyunsaturated 11g
  • Protein 43g 86%
  • Cholesterol 94mg 31%
  • Sodium 2,742mg 114%
  • Calcium 72mg 7%
  • Magnesium 82mg 20%
  • Potassium 796mg 23%
  • Iron 2mg 14%
  • Zinc 2mg 16%
  • Phosphorus 521mg 74%
  • Vitamin A 3µg 0%
  • Vitamin C 7mg 11%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 28%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 25%
  • Niacin (B3) 15mg 77%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 61%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 58µg 14%
  • Vitamin B12 6µg 92%
  • Vitamin E 9mg 45%
  • Vitamin K 21µg 26%
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