Salmon teriyaki

Oven baked salmon is really delicious, even though seasoned with any other spices than salt and pepper. However, salmon teriyaki tastes good for a change. Lightly salted salmon and sweet teriyaki sauce is a perfect match. Moreover, this is an easy meal to make, sauce is ready in few minutes ja the whole meal in 30 minutes.

PORTION: 3 servings
TIME TO MAKE: sauce 10 minutes, salmon about 20-30 minutes


  • 600 gr salmon fillet, use the thickest part of salmon


Teriyaki sauce

  • 0,5 dl soy sauce, sweet and lightly salted (f.ex. Japanese soy sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar or cane sugar
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1 tablespoon of grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar (if possible use rice vinegar, but as a substitute youcan use regular vinegar with dry white wine)
  • 3 tablespoons of white wine
  • sesame seed


Preheat the oven to 225°C (437°F)

Cut the salmon into fillets 5 cm wide. Season lightly with salt for about 30 minutes before baking.

Oil a suitable size baking tray and put salmon fillets in it, skin-side down and bake for about 10-15 minutes.

Meanwhile make the teriyaki sauce. Heat the frying pan to medium heat. Put all the ingredients in pan and let simmer few minutes.

After 10-15 minutes baking, add the sauce over the fish and bake another 10-15 minutes. Drizzle the fillets with the sauce one or two times during baking.

Dress the fillets with sesame seed and eat with rice.

Tags: salmon fillet salmon teriyaki sauce japanese cuisine

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