Fast & Easy Dinner: Teriyaki Salmon

Fast & Easy Dinner: Teriyaki Salmon


If you aren't familiar with cooking with Asian flavors or fish, experiment with this simple recipe. The classic Teriyaki flavors are mild and crowd pleasing. There's no need to head to a specialty store for hard-to-find ingredients, the components are common pantry staples. Sliced salmon fillets are coated with a mixture of soy, fresh ginger, and wasabi before being placed under a broiler. This dish comes together in minutes, making it ideal for the end of the week. To learn how it's done, read more.

Teriyaki Salmon

Teriyaki Salmon

Teriyaki Salmon

Ingredients

3/4 pound salmon fillet
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup mirin (rice wine) or dry sherry
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon wasabi
cooked rice for serving

Directions

  1. Cut the salmon crosswise into 1-inch strips.
  2. Combine the remaining ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Heat broiler. Arrange the salmon skin-side down in a broiling pan and brush with the sauce.
  4. Cook 2 minutes and brush again. Repeat until the salmon is just flaky, about 10 minutes total, serve with rice and leftover sauce.

Serves 2.

NUTRITION PER SERVING: CALORIES 482(0% from fat); FAT 21g (sat 4g); CHOLESTEROL 107mg; CALCIUM 40mg; CARBOHYDRATE 24g; SODIUM 1113mg; PROTEIN 40mg; FIBER 1g; IRON 1mg

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