Soy Sake Glazed Salmon

May 9, 2010 / By Foodland

Soy Sake Glazed Salmon

Sensational salmon with an Asian flair
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Fish & Seafood
Servings 4 Servings


  • 0.25 cup sake
  • 0.25 cup sugar
  • 0.125 cup soy sauce
  • 0.25 cup rice vinegar (not seasoned)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled, finely grated
  • 2 teaspoons English dry mustard
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 0.25 cup orange juice
  • 4 tablespoons Butter
  • 4 6 oz. salmon fillet, skin on


  1. Stir together sake, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar and ginger in a shallow dish.
  2. Add fish, skin sides up, and marinate in sake mixture, covered at room temperature for 30-40 minutes.
  3. Preheat broiler.
  4. Stir together mustard and water in a small bowl.
  5. Reserve.
  6. Broil fish, skin sides down on oiled rack of a broiler pan 5-7" from heat until fish is just cooked through, about 6 minutes.
  7. Add orange juice to extra marinade and boil.
  8. Watch the sauce when it comes to a boil.
  9. Make sure it doesn't boil over.
  10. Reduce by half.
  11. Remove from the heat and swirl in the butter until it is completely melted in.
  12. Reserve in a warm place.
  13. Serve salmon drizzled with the sauce reduction and mustard.
  14. Vegetables like bok choy, asparagus, sauteed spinach and rice are excellent accompaniments.
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