Salmon has a very delicate and tasty meat. Therefore, you don’t need to cook it for long or use complex seasoning concoctions. Like this teriyaki salmon dish. Salmon is quite marinated and seasoned briefly on both sides. Short cooking of course can also maintain good nutritional quality right.

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Salmon Teriyaki Recipe

The recipe for teriyaki salmon is a seared salmon fillet covered with homemade teriyaki sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Salmon Teriyaki
Servings: 4
Calories: 225kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets (approximately 4 ounces each)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
  • For the teriyaki sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 ½ tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • ½ teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

Instructions

  • For the teriyaki sauce: Place the soy sauce, water, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, honey and sesame oil in a small pot over medium high heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved, about 3 minutes. Turn up heat to high and bring to a boil.
  • Mix the cornstarch with 1 tablespoon of cold water until dissolved. Add the cornstarch mixture to the sauce and boil for 1-2 minutes or until sauce has thickened. Set sauce aside.
  • Heat the oil in a large pan over high heat. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper to taste. Place the salmon, skin side up in the pan and sear until a golden brown crust forms, about 5 minutes. Turn the salmon and cook for approximately 5 minutes on the other side, or until cooked through.
  • Pour the teriyaki sauce over the salmon. Add the sesame seeds and green onions and serve.

Notes

NUTRITION

Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 556mg | Potassium: 619mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 165IU | Vitamin C: 23.2mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.2mg

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