Miso Glazed Salmon

January 03, 2013

Salmon is an excellent source of high quality complete protein. Miso paste is brimming with live microbes called probiotics that support gut health. Together this Miso Glazed Salmon recipe not only taste delicious, but is a nutrient powerhouse!

Loaded with omega 3’s, salmon is also one of the few natural food sources of vitamin D. Miso is a Japanese superfood, boasting high contents of copper, manganese, zinc and vitamin B.

With only a few ingredients, this relishing dish prepares quickly. Serve on top of sauteed Swiss Chard and your family will think they are eating at a 5 Star restaurant!

Tip: Look for wild-caught Alaskan or Pacific salmon as they are the healthiest and cleanest, having the lowest levels of mercury making them a safe, sustainable seafood. 



25 minutes


Dinner, Easy




4 people


1.1/4 cup packed coconut sugar (sugar substitute: monkfruit sweetener)
2.2 Tbs low sodium soy sauce (or Tamari)
3.2 Tbs hot water
4.2 Tbs white or yellow miso paste
5.4 (6 ounce) salmon filets (about 1 inch thick)
6.Olive oil cooking spray (Avocado, or Coconut are also good choices)

Optional Sauteed Greens

1.Swiss Chard or Spinach



Preheat and Prepare.

Preheat broiler. Prepare shallow baking dish by coating with cooking spray.


Combine and Whisk.

Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl (sugar through miso paste) stirring with a whisk.


Spoon and Broil.

Spoon miso mixture evenly over fish.

Broil 10 minutes or when fish flakes easily when tested with a fork, basting twice during cooking process with miso mixture. 


Sauteed Greens.

If you are going to serve fish over greens, now is the time to prepare as they cook very quickly.

While fish is broiling, in a large pan, saute a bunch of cleaned Swiss chard in olive oil for about 5 -7 minutes, season with garlic, salt, & red pepper flakes or any seasonings you like.


Finishing Touch.

Spoon greens on to each plate with a serving of miso glazed salmon. Sprinkle fish with chives.

Bon Apetit!


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