Teriyaki-Glazed Salmon

By Leslie Stephens
September 14, 2015
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Teriyaki-Glazed Salmon


Author Notes: Very loosely adapted from a Nigella Lawson recipe by way of my mother, by way of me being lazy on weeknights. This salmon is so easy you could memorize it—and you should.Leslie Stephens

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup mirin
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 16-ounce filet salmon

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425° F. In a shallow dish, mix together the mirin, soy sauce, and 1/4 cup of the brown sugar. Marinate the salmon for 3 minutes on one side, then 3 minutes on the other.
  2. Place the salmon in a shallow baking dish, add the remaining 3 tablespoons of brown sugar over the top, then bake for 12 minutes, until almost cooked in the center at the thickest part. Optional: Reduce the mirin sauce in a small sauce pan while the salmon bakes, and spoon it over the top to serve.

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