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 flavor your want. With miso salmon recipe, all you have to do is a quick and easy marinate and grilling or broiling method. Simple and easy dish, isn’t it?
- 2 salmon fillets (or steaks)
- ¼ cup of red or white miso
- 1 tbsp. of ginger
- 1 tsp. of sesame oil
- Rice vinegar
- 1 tsp. of honey (optional if you want a sweeter twist)
- 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
- Place your wire rock 6-8 inches away from your oven’s broiler. Preheat the broiler and line your baking sheet with aluminum 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
- 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 coloring.