Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

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5 from 5 votes
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes

Teriyaki Glazed Salmon is a favorite way to cook a delicious and healthy meal all in one pan. It is an easy, nutritious and delicious dinner.

Teriyaki Glazed Salmon on a white plate with fresh herbs.

You can use a 2 to 3 pound salmon filet for this recipe. We used a wild-caught Sockeye Salmon (more on selecting salmon and it’s affect on how long to bake salmon below). The homemade teriyaki sauce is so simple but so good.


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What We Love About This Recipe

This is a quick and easy one pan meal that is quick and easy enough for any night of the week. So much healthier than having to fry your food.

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  • 20 Minute Meal: This recipe is done in no time at all.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or the refrigerator.
  • Family Friendly: The sauce will win over the pickiest of eaters.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb or gluten free.
Fish on top of a bed of rice.

Ingredient Notes for Glazed Teriyaki Salmon

  • Salmon Fillets: 2 pounds of salmon.
  • Brown Sugar: Dark brown sugar or light brown sugar can be added to this marinade.
  • Maple Syrup: It adds a nice sweet complexity to the sauce.
  • Soy Sauce: Reduced sodium of gluten-free soy sauce can also make a great marinade.
  • Dijon Mustard: Creates a spicy addition to the sweet sauce.
  • Pepper: Garlic or ginger can also be used for this marinade.
  • Sliced Almonds: Add a great crunch.
  • Chopped Green Onion: To garnish.
  • Cooked Rice and Broccoli: Complete the meal. Cook your own rice or buy some prepared white rice from the store or local restaurant, this will reduce you prep time.
Salmon, seasoning, soy sauce etc.

Equipment Needed for this Teriyaki Salmon Bake

How to Make Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

These are the basic steps for making oven teriyaki salmon. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Making the sauce and whisking the ingredients together.

STEP 1: PREP

First, preheat oven, spray a 9X13 baking sheet with cooking spray, olive oil or line with parchment paper. Then place pat dry salmon filets in the pan skin side down.

STEP 2: STIR

Next, mix together the brown sugar, maple syrup, soy sauce, dijon mustard and pepper and then pour over the salmon. Then place broccoli and cooked rice in the pan, cover with foil and bake.

STEP 3: SERVE

Finally, serve teriyaki salmon bowls with almonds and green onion.

Preparing the dish and the salmon for baking and the salmon when completely cooked.

Prep and Storage Tips for Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Make the sauce ahead of time and have it ready to go when it is time to bake the salmon. Cook the rice and have it ready to add to the pan and finally, chop broccoli and have ready to add to the pan.

HOW TO STORE THIS TERIYAKI GLAZED SALMON RECIPE

The leftover salmon can be stored for up to four days in an airtight container.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

The salon can be frozen in the freezer for up to 6 months in an airtight container or freezer bag.

Frequently Asked Questions about this Teriyaki Glazed Salmon.

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE GLUTEN FREE?

Gluten-free soy sauce options are now readily available at your local supermarket.

HOW TO TELL IF SALMON IS FRESH?

it should always be a lovely, bright pinkish-orange hue. It can vary slightly according to salmon species, the key is the brightness of the meat. If your salmon looks dull, pale or discolored, it is not fresh at all and could be spoiled.
See more here.

WILD SALMON VS. FARM SALMON?

Wild salmon seems to have higher amounts of natural minerals, including calcium and iron. Both farmed and wild salmon have a healthy omega-3 to omega-6 ratio, which should lead to a large improvement in omega-3 intake for most people. The bottom line is salmon is a good addition to your diet whether it is fresh or farmed.

COMMON QUESTION FROM GOOGLE

Teriyaki Glazed Salmon on a bed of white rice.

Expert Tips for Making This Salmon Recipe

  • More Marinade: Make extra teriyaki glaze to use as a sauce. It is a great addition to the rice and the broccoli. If you like the sauce thicker, make a cornstarch slurry and cook in a small saucepan.
  • Add Seeds: Top the dish with sesame seeds for a nice garnish.
  • Rice: Brown Rice or cauliflower rice can replace the cooked white rice.
  • Variation tip: Use different vegetables in this salmon bowl, such as cauliflower, mushrooms, Brussel sprouts, etc..
  • Alternate ingredient: Replace the brown sugar with honey or agave syrup in the teriyaki glaze.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Cook the salmon in the air fryer for 6 to 11 minutes.
  • Cook Time: According to the FDA, salmon cook salmon until it reaches 145 degrees in the thickness of your salmon.

What to Serve with Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

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Teriyaki Glazed Salmon on a white plate with fresh herbs.
5 from 5 votes

Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

Yield: 6 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
Teriyaki Glazed Salmon is a favorite way to cook a delicious and healthy meal all in one pan. It is an easy, nutritious and delicious dinner.
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Ingredients

  • 2 Pounds Salmon Fillets
  • 1/8 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/8 Cup Maple Syrup
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon Reduced-Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Pepper
  • Chopped or Sliced Almonds
  • Chopped Green Onion
  •  Cooked Rice and Broccoli, Optional

Instructions

  • Spray a 9×13 Pan with cooking spray. Place Salmon into the pan.
  • Mix together Brown Sugar, Maple Syrup, Soy Sauce, Dijon Mustard and Pepper
  • Pour mixture over Salmon
  • Now place fresh Broccoli on one side of Salmon and cooked Rice on the other.
  • Cover with foil and cook in a 400 degree oven. Timing will depend on how thick your Salmon is. Thick fillets should cook for about 15-20 min. Less for thinner. Check after 10 minutes.
  • Add Almonds and Green Onions on top if you like.

Expert Tips

  • Double the Marinade: Make extra teriyaki sauce to add to your dish after it is done cooking. It is a great addition to the rice and the broccoli. If you like the sauce thicker, make a cornstarch slurry and cook in a small saucepan.
  • Add Seeds: Top the dish with sesame seeds for a nice garnish.
  • Rice: Brown Rice or cauliflower rice can replace the cooked white rice.
  • Variation tip: Different vegetables can be used in this salmon bowl, such as cauliflower, mushrooms, Brussel sprouts, etc..
  • Alternate ingredient: Replace the brown sugar with honey or agave syrup in the teriyaki glaze.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Cook the salmon in the air fryer for 6 to 11 minutes.
  • Cook Time: According to the FDA, salmon is considered cooked when the thickest part reaches 145 degrees F. So adjust the total time necessary to cook based on the thickness of your salmon
 

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 226mg | Potassium: 779mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 62IU | Vitamin C: 0.01mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg
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  1. 5 stars
    So loved this recipe, so flavorful! Will surely have this again! It’s really easy to make and it tasted so delicious! Highly recommended!

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