Miso Glazed Salmon


Tova Ng

Recipe Information

Total Time: 

30 minutes, 10 minutes active



Miso adds umami to this simple miso-glazed salmon with an optional ginger beurre blanc sauce.


  • 1 wild caught salmon fillet (about 6 ounces)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup white miso
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup mirin
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons white sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 cup cooked rice (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together ginger, garlic, white miso, soy sauce, mirin, brown sugar, black pepper and red pepper flakes.
  3. Coat the bottom of baking dish with oil and lay salmon in dish skin side down. Brush marinade evenly over salmon and let marinate in refrigerator for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Bake at 425°F for 8-10 minutes per inch (thickness) of fish, basting with remaining miso marinade if desired. Salmon is done when it can be easily flaked with a fork.

Serving Suggestion

Serve atop a bed of rice and garnish with green onion and toasted sesame seeds. May also be served with ginger beurre blanc sauce.

Nutritional Information

536 Calories, 15 g. fat, 97 mg. cholesterol, 1208 mg. sodium, 17 g. carbohydrate, 10 g. fiber, 50 g. protein