A simple miso–based marinade is an easy way to prepare fresh salmon for the oven, yielding a slightly sweet, flaky dish.
Ingredients1 pound wild Alaskan salmon fillet
½ cup miso, red or white
2 tablespoons mirin
2 tablespoons Chinese cooking wine
2 tablespoons evaporated cane juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
Brown rice (for serving)
Nutrition FactsPer serving: 164 calories, 5.7 g fat (1 g saturated), 3 g carbohydrates, 24 g protein, 0.2 g fiber, 434 mg sodium (19% Daily Value).
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Directions1. Slice the salmon at an angle, top to bottom, into four pieces. Place in a sealable bag. In a small bowl, mix miso, mirin, cooking wine, and cane juice until miso and cane juice crystals have dissolved. Pour into bag with salmon. Marinate overnight.
2. Heat oil in skillet over high heat. When oil is hot, put fish pieces in skillet. When fish is dark and crispy around edges, about 4 or 5 minutes, turn over and cook other side. Serve over rice.