Grilled Salmon With Miso Glaze

Salmon and miso perfectly compliment each other in this salty-sweet glaze.

Grilled Salmon With Miso Glaze

About This Recipe

This recipe appears in: Serious Entertaining: Japanese Home Cooking


  • 4 1/2-pound salmon fillets, center cut
  • 3 tablespoons mirin
  • 3 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup white or yellow miso
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1 bunch scallions, chopped
  • 2 limes


  1. 1

    In a medium bowl, whisk together mirin, rice vinegar, miso and sesame oil until well combined. Add ginger and whisk to combine.

  2. 2

    Remove 3 tablespoons of sauce and set aside in a small bowl.

  3. 3

    Place salmon in a baking dish or large ziplock bags. Cover with remaining sauce and let marinate for 20 minutes.

  4. 4

    Heat a grill to medium high heat. Grill salmon until just cooked through, about 4 minutes per side.

  5. 5

    Place salmon on 4 plates. Drizzle each piece with reserved sauce and squeeze over 1/2 a lime.


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