Teriyaki salmon

This is my favorite way to prepare salmon. It’s so simple, yet so flavorful – a definite must for your weeknight dinner repertoire.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 15 min. preparation time, 10 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 400 / Protein 30g / Carbohydr. 54g / Fat 19g

Ingredients (2 servings)

2green onions
100 mlvegetable stock
100 mlsoy sauce
15 mlmirin
1 tbsphoney
2salmon fillets


plate, saucepan, oven, ovenproof pan, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

A slightly aged Silvaner from Germany is a good choice here. The spicy notes of the wine harmonize beautifully with the teriyaki.

Step 1

Teriyaki salmon

Chop green onion.

cutting board, knife

2 green onions

Step 2

Teriyaki salmon

In a saucepan over medium-high heat, combine vegetable stock, soy sauce, mirin, and honey. Boil until volume is reduced by half, approx. 10 – 15 min.

saucepan, cooking spoon

100 ml vegetable stock / 100 ml soy sauce / 15 ml mirin / 1 tbsp honey

Step 3

Teriyaki salmon

Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F). Place salmon in an ovenproof pan. Brush on teriyaki sauce so that all sides are coated evenly. Bake salmon in preheated oven at 180°C (350°F), approx. 10 – 12 min. Remove from oven and transfer to plate. To serve, garnish with green onion and season with pepper.

plate, oven, ovenproof pan

2 salmon fillets / pepper