This Miso Glazed Salmon recipe is so easy – there are just three ingredients. Salmon is rich in heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids and is part of a healthy Mediterranean Diet.
For years, I did not cook fish because I didn’t know how to. Instead, I would order it when we ate out. Little did I realize how easy it is to prepare fresh fish. The key is to buy the freshest fish you can get your hands on.
Miso Glazed Salmon is one of the first successful fish dishes I learned to make, and it’s still one of my favorite recipes because it is so easy. The recipe I’m sharing today has just three ingredients in the marinade – miso, maple syrup and rice wine. If you like, you can add some minced ginger and mirin for even more flavor.
The trick is to marinade the fish overnight – the next day, you just broil the marinated fish and dinner is ready in 15 minutes. All you need is a nice green salad to go with this. A bowl of steamed rice would be nice too (I usually make a big pot at the beginning of the week and just reheat as I need).
Do you like my little cucumber and red chili garnishes? I was playing around with a few garnishing tools I found in the back of one of my cabinets. The little garnishes make this simple presentation look a little fancier don’t you think?
Easy Miso Glazed Salmon
- 1 salmon steak ~ 3/4 pound
- 1/4 cup light or medium colored miso
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey
- 1 tablespoon rice wine sake or white wine
- sesame oil
- Mix together Miso Marinade ingredients in a bowl. Coat fish on both sides with Miso Marinade. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
- Heat oven Broil. Scrape excess marinade off of fish. Place fish on parchment paper lined baking tray. Bake for about 12 minutes or until desired doneness (I like mine slightly undercooked). Brush with a little sesame oil before serving, if desired.
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