How to Make Miso Salmon Using 2 Methods

how to make miso salmon

How to Make Miso Salmon Using 2 Methods

Craving for a flavorful twist for your salmon? Miso is one condiment that can complement this one main ingredient.  Either you want a salty taste or a sweet twist for the fish, miso can provide the flavour with your want.  With miso salmon recipe, all you have to do is a quick and easy marinade and grilling or broiling method.  Simple and easy dish, isn’t it? See more about Japanese recipes
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Miso Salmon


    • 2 salmon fillets or steaks
    • ¼ cup of red or white miso
    • 1 tbsp. of ginger
    • 1 tsp. of sesame oil
    • Mirin
    • Rice vinegar
    • 1 tsp. of honey optional if you want a sweeter twist


    • Fork
    • Plastic wrap
    • Kitchen thermometer



    • To create your marinade mixture, get a quarter of a cup of miso paste, a tablespoon of chopped ginger and a few tablespoons of mirin and rice vinegar. Also add a teaspoon full of sesame oil into the muddle.
    • Whisk the mixture using a fork, especially giving attention to the miso paste. Ensure to make a smooth and soft paste and not a lumpy one.
    • Get your salmon and spread the miso mix onto its flesh. Add a dash of salt and tightly wrap up the fish in a plastic wrap.
    • Put the marinated fish into the fridge for about 30 minutes or up to an hour.

    First Method: Broiling

    • Two pieces of raw salmon fillet with fresh herb rosemary, spices and olive oil on black slate plate.
      Miso Salmon
    • Place your wire rack 6-8 inches away from your oven’s broiler. Preheat the broiler and line your baking sheet with aluminium foil.
    • Align your salmon on the baking sheet and broil it. Flip the fish every now and then to evenly cook it.
    • Using a kitchen thermometer, check the internal temperature of the fish. Make sure that it reaches at least 145°F before you get it off the oven.

    Second Method: Grilling

    • Raw salmon steak on retro cutting board.Fish salmon steak on a fish shaped board
      Raw salmon steak
    • Preheat your grill in a medium flame and brush the grate with oil in order to avoid the fish getting caught onto it.
    • Put the salmon onto the grill, placing the skin side down. Grill each side for about 3 minutes, flipping it from time to time until it attains a light brown colouring.


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