Salmon Honey Teriyaki

By: Dorine Lam, RDN, MS, MPH

The result of the salmon recipeAt least half of the salmon you find in the market are farmed. They are called Atlantic salmon. They are fed soy-based and corn-based foods. So their omega-3 value is lower as compare to Wild Salmon.


  • 1 pound fresh salmon fillet

Ingredients A:

  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp mirin (Japanese sweet rice wine)
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp ginger, finely grated
  • 2 tsp olive oil or coconut oil



  1. Mix together Ingredients A in a re-sealable bag.
  2. Add the salmon and mix well.
  3. Refrigerator 1-8 hours. Turn the bag over every 2 hours.
  4. Remove the salmon from the marinade. Safe the marinade.
  5. Heat frying pan to medium high. When hot, swirl in the oil.
  6. Sear the salmon 2 minutes each side.
  7. Turn heat to low and pour in the saved marinade.
  8. Cover and Cook 2 minutes on each side.
  9. Open the cover and turn up the fire and cook until all the liquid are gone.
  10. Serve.

Serves 4

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