Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins
This is a DR Weil Recipe. Tip: Live Longer by Eating Fish? Maybe. Fatty fish from cold northern waters (such as salmon) are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, the special polyunsaturated fats our bodies need for optimum health. This weekend, try this wonderful and easy recipe that even non-fish eaters will love.
- 1 cup sake (Japanese rice wine)
- 1⁄2 cup natural soy sauce or 1⁄2 cup tamari
- 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger
- 2 cloves fresh garlic, pressed
- 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
- 12 ounces salmon fillets, cut in two 6 oz. pieces
- Prepare the marinade by mixing the sake, soy sauce (a reduced-sodium variety if you prefer), ginger, garlic, and brown sugar together in a small bowl.
- Reserve 1/4 cup of the marinade.
- Rinse the salmon fillets under cold water, place in a glass or ceramic dish, and pour the marinade over it.
- Cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 3 hours, spooning the liquid over any exposed parts of the fish once or twice.
- Prepare the grill or preheat the broiler to high heat.
- Remove the fish from the marinade and place on foil on the grill or a broiler pan.
- Broil or grill until done, being careful not to overcook.
- Pour reserved marinade over fish and serve at once.
Last week we had some friends over to play bridge. I made this and it was delicious. I marinated the salmon the night before and then fired up the grill about 10 minutes before they arrived and it cooked beautifully. It was good to the last drop. I did not use the brown sugar and upped the garlic to 4 cloves. I also marinated it in a Tupperware container and just kept flipping it every time I opened the refrigerator. I bought a whole salmon and only used half, but I will definately make the rest with this recipe.
Finally a salmon recipe that my husband loves! He has been begging me to find a Teriyaki Salmon recipe and with yours now I have one that is easy to prepare too! I only marinated it for 1 hour and it tasted perfect. Found and made during ZWT7.