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A close up of a miso salmon filet over a bed of rice next to some bok choy.
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Miso Salmon

This miso salmon features a sweet and savory miso glaze and is topped with scallions. Plus, it comes together in less than 20 minutes for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Total Time13 minutes
Course: Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: miso salmon
Servings: 2


  • 1 tablespoon white miso
  • 1 tablespoon mirin or rice vinegar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons reduced sodium tamari soy sauce or coconut aminos
  • 1 ½ teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 2 4 ounce salmon fillets
  • 1 Tablespoon green onions thinly sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 ½ teaspoons gomasio or sesame seeds


  • Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler. Line a baking pan with aluminum foil and generously coat the foil with cooking spray.
  • Whisk together miso, mirin, tamari and ginger in a small bowl until smooth.
    Miso, mirin, tamari and ginger in a small bowl. A whisk is next to the bowl to whisk the ingredients together.
  • Place salmon fillets, skin-side down on the prepared baking pan. Spoon miso mixture generously over each piece of salmon.
    Four salmon filets on a baking sheet lined with foil. A spoon is being used to coat the salmon in the miso sauce mixture.
  • Broil the salmon until just cooked through, about 6 to 8 minutes depending on size. Garnish with scallions, cilantro and gomasio. Serve immediately.
    Four miso salmon on a baking sheet lined in foil after broiling.


Recipe adapted from Fitness Magazine.


Serving: 1 filet | Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 417mg | Potassium: 23mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g