What I love about this miso glazed salmon recipe
You guys are going to love this recipe. Have you ever used miso paste before? If you haven’t tried it, you are totally missing out. I’m not even kidding. It’s like a million ingredients all rolled into one, which makes it the perfect choice for quick and easy meals.
I bought my first package of miso paste last year. It came in a big plastic bag in my grocery’s freezer section (actually, it was the freezer within the international section). It seemed so expensive when I was buying it. I think I spent eight dollars on it. Yes, eight dollars for one ingredient. But, hear me out. I still have it.
Here’s what you’ll need to make it
How to make miso roasted salmon
Stir together the miso paste, brown sugar, garlic and ginger. Spread it all over your salmon.
Pop it into the oven for about 20 minutes. Then you get to eat this deliciously flavorful salmon.
FAQs and tips on making miso glazed salmon
Miso will give your food a sweet but savory umami flavor. It has a fair amount of salt in it so it will bring a good amount of seasoning to your food.
Miso paste will not expire if kept in the refrigerator. That is not to say the flavor will last forever, but even the flavor will keep for about 1 year.
Other 5 ingredient salmon recipes: 5 ingredient salmon with avocado cucumber salsa / 5 ingredient teriyaki sesame crusted salmon / 5 ingredient walnut crusted salmon with basil walnut pestoPrint
- 1 whole salmon filet
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
- 2 tablespoons miso paste
- 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
- Fresh chopped cilantro, for garnish (optional)
- Preheat oven to 400˚F (200˚C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
- In a small bowl, stir together the garlic, ginger, miso paste and brown sugar.
- Place the salmon on the baking sheet and spread the miso mixture evenly over the fish.
- Bake for about 20 minutes or until fish easily flakes with a fork.
- Serving Size:
- Calories: 202
- Sugar: 3.3 g
- Sodium: 102.9 mg
- Fat: 6.5 g
- Saturated Fat: 1 g
- Carbohydrates: 6.6 g
- Fiber: 0.6 g
- Protein: 29.7 g
- Cholesterol: 65.2 mg
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Published: September 28, 2015. Updated: April 2, 2022.
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