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Miso Salmon

Deliciously glazed miso salmon, this baked salmon recipe is a Cheesecake Factory Copycat and just so easy and delicious. Baked on a sheetpan. 
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: baked salmon, miso salmon
Servings: 6
Calories: 521kcal
Author: Rachael


  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • ¼ cup water hot
  • 4 tbsp miso soybean paste
  • 32 ounce salmon fillet


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 1/2 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • ½ cup mirin
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup butter cold, cut into pieces
  • 1 Tbs lime juice

The Rest

  • Steamed snow peas broccoli, and carrot
  • Steamed Jasmine Rice


  • In a small bowl, whisk together brown sugar, soy sauce, hot water, and miso paste. Whisk until combined.
  • Lightly oil a baking dish and place salmon in it, cover with miso mixture.
  • Broil in oven for 10 minutes. During the 10 minutes, baste the fish with the miso sauce twice.
  • While fish is broiling, prepare the sauce by melting 1 tbsp of butter over medium heat in a small sauce pan. Add in the ginger and garlic paste. Cook for 2 minutes until fragrant and combined.
  • Add Mirin and bring to a boil for 3 minutes.
  • Add in heavy cream and return to boil for 2 minutes.
  • Cook until you have reduced the mixture by half, which should take 2-4 minutes.
  • Once reduced, whisk in cold butter, one piece at a time, and once all is combined and sauce has thickened, remove from heat.
  • Whisk in lime juice. Taste, and season with salt if necessary.
  • Serve by topping rice with the sauce, and placing salmon on top.
  • Add steamed snow peas to the side.


Calories: 521kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 1472mg | Potassium: 825mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 676IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2mg