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Salmon fillets covered in a homemade teriyaki sauce.
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Salmon Teriyaki

This recipe for salmon teriyaki is seared salmon fillets coated in a homemade teriyaki sauce.
Course Main
Cuisine Asian
Keyword salmon teriyaki, teriyaki salmon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 225kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets (approximately 4 ounces each)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
  • For the teriyaki sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

Instructions

  • For the teriyaki sauce: Place the soy sauce, water, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, honey and sesame oil in a small pot over medium high heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved, about 3 minutes. Turn up heat to high and bring to a boil.
  • Mix the cornstarch with 1 tablespoon of cold water until dissolved. Add the cornstarch mixture to the sauce and boil for 1-2 minutes or until sauce has thickened. Set sauce aside.
  • Heat the oil in a large pan over high heat. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper to taste. Place the salmon, skin side up in the pan and sear until a golden brown crust forms, about 5 minutes. Turn the salmon and cook for approximately 5 minutes on the other side, or until cooked through.
  • Pour the teriyaki sauce over the salmon. Add the sesame seeds and green onions and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 556mg | Potassium: 619mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 165IU | Vitamin C: 23.2mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.2mg