Salmon Teriyaki

This is an extremely popular way of serving salmon in Japan, basted with a soy sauce-based sweet sauce.


Serves: 2

  • 2 pieces salmon
  • sprinkled with salt

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp mirin
  • 2 tsp sake
  • 2 tsp sugar


  1. Place the salmon, skin side up, on a gridiron and grill (medium heat). When the surface becomes light brown, turn the fish over and grill the other side as well.
  2. Place the ingredients for teriyaki sauce [A] in a small pan and simmer, stirring constantly, until it becomes slightly sticky
  3. Cover the top of the salmon with 1/3 of the sauce and grill at a medium heat. When the sauce becomes dry, repeat the process twice to use up the sauce.