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Grilled Teriyaki Salmon with Rice

Grilled Teriyaki Salmon


  • Author: Chew Out Loud
  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 6 min
  • Total Time: 26 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Low Fat

Description

This Grilled Teriyaki Salmon is tender, flaky, easy, and delicious! Healthy to boot. The teriyaki sauce is the best sauce you’ll ever brush onto any grilled meats.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 4 salmon fillets, 6-8 oz each, about 1-inch thick
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the Teriyaki Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup Teriyaki Sauce (such as Kikkoman)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
  • Juice of 2 fresh orange wedges
  • 1 1/2 TB cornstarch, fully dissolved in 1-2 TB water
  • dash of ground ginger
  • Garnish: toasted sesame seeds, thinly sliced green onions

Instructions

  1. Teriyaki Sauce: In a heavy medium pan, combine all sauce ingredients. Whisk to combine well. Bring to a boil. Lower to simmer and whisk until sauce is thickened, about 1 minute. Keep warm.
  2. Prep Salmon: thoroughly dry salmon fillets with paper towels. Sprinkle a light layer of kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper on both sides (or just top side, if bottom has skin on.)
  3. Cook: lightly grease and heat outdoor grill (or indoor stovetop grill pan) until very hot (smoky.) Lay salmon fillets on grill and cook on medium-high heat until just-cooked. Do not over-cook. Generally, about 2-3 min per side, depending on thickness. Let cooked fish rest at room temp for a few minutes before serving.Β 
  4. Serve: drizzle generously with teriyaki sauce and garnish as desired. Serve immediately. Delicious over a bed of rice or over a plate of green salad.

Notes

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  • Category: dinner, main
  • Method: grill
  • Cuisine: Asian American

Keywords: Grilled Salmon, Teriyaki Salmon, Easy Salmon Recipe