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Quick and Easy Miso Glazed Salmon

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Vibrant flaky salmon glazed with a slightly sweet yet salty miso blend and broiled to perfection. This quick and easy sheet pan miso glazed salmon meal will impress even some of the pickiest eaters.

miso glazed salmon on rice

Looking for a quick and easy one pan meal? Then look no further. Miso glazed salmon is perfect for those nights where time is not on your side. This dish will cook up in under 15 minutes.

Ingredients for miso glazed salmon

  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 2 tablespoons miso paste
  • 2 tablespoons shoyu
  • 4 (6 ounces each) salmon filet

What is miso?

Miso is a fermented soybean paste. It’s a traditional Japanese seasoning that is commonly used in soups, sauces, for pickling meats and veggies. Miso is rich in vitamins and minerals and packed with protein. You can find this in the Asian aisle of your supermarket.

What are common types of salmon?

  • King
  • Sockeye
  • Steelhead
  • Atlantic
miso glazed salmon on a sheetpan

Is salmon healthy?

YES! Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids. It is a great source of protein, vitamin B12, vitamin D, and other vitamins and minerals.

How to prepare salmon?

  • Salmon can be baked with or without the skin
  • Pat dry
  • Remove any bones
close up miso glazed salmon

How long does it take to cook salmon?

Salmon can be broiled in 7-10 minutes. Or baked 15-20min.

How to store miso glazed salmon?

Salmon is best kept in an airtight container in the fridge. This will last 3-4 days.

miso glazed salmon on a gray plate

Check out some other salmon recipes

How to make miso glazed salmon?

Preheat broiler.

Line baking sheet with foil and grease with oil or cooking spray.

Whisk together sugar, shoyu, water, and miso. Lay salmon skin side down (if using salmon with the skin on).

Spoon the miso mixture over the fish.

Place on the middle rack and broil for 7-10 minutes or until the salmon is flaky. Baste twice during cooking process.

miso glazed salmon on rice

Miso Glazed Salmon

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Vibrant flaky salmon glazed with a slightly sweet yet salty miso blend and broiled to perfection. Quick and easy sheet pan meal that will impress even some of the pickiest eaters.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 2 tablespoons miso paste
  • 2 tablespoons shoyu
  • 4 (6 ounces each) salmon filet

Instructions

  1. Pre heat broiler to low setting.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil and grease with oil/cooking spray.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together sugar, water, miso, and shoyu until well combined.
  4. Lay fish on baking sheet with skin side down (if using fish with skin)
  5. Spoon the miso mixture over the fish.
  6. Broil 7-10 minutes or until salmon flakes easily.
  7. Baste twice during the cooking process.

Notes

*Swap out shoyu for tamari if you want a gluten free option.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 117Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 334mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 0gSugar: 12gProtein: 7g

Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.

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By on July 25th, 2019

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Aloha, my name is Relle and welcome to my little home on the internet where I like to share all my favorite Hawaiian recipes (and local ones too).

I am a wife, mom of two, and nurse practitioner here in the beautiful state of Hawai’i. I was born and raised in Hawai’i and I am of native Hawaiian descent. In my spare time I love to cook and bake and I have compiled many of my favorite recipes here for you to enjoy.

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