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.
- Ready In:
- 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.