Broiled Salmon with Miso Glaze for Two

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Broiled Salmon with Miso Glaze for Two

Broiled Salmon with Miso Glaze for Two

Combine miso, mirin, soy sauce and ginger, and you get a rich and delectable Japanese-style glaze for salmon (or chicken, tofu, pork chops, etc.). These versatile ingredients last for months in the refrigerator and add incomparable flavor.

Serves 2

Prep Time 15 min

Total Time 25 min.


  • 1 tablespoon miso, preferably white (see Note)
  • 1 tablespoon mirin, (see Note)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • Hot pepper sauce, to taste
  • 8 ounces center-cut salmon fillet, skinned (see Tip) and cut into 2 portions
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced scallions
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds, (see Tip)

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler. Line a small baking pan with foil. Coat the foil with cooking spray.

Step 2

Whisk miso, mirin, soy sauce, ginger and hot sauce in a small bowl until smooth.

Step 3

Place salmon fillets, skinned-side down, in the prepared pan. Brush generously with the miso mixture. Broil the salmon until just cooked through in the center, 6 to 8 minutes. Garnish the salmon with scallions, cilantro and sesame seeds.