Miso Glazed Salmon Recipe with Snap Peas

Salmon is not only a number one source of omega-3 fatty acids, the meaty and flavorful fish is also an excellent source of vitamin D, vitamin B-12 and lean protein. Savory miso and sweet maple syrup team up to give the main ingredient an irresistible caramelized crisp finish, while sugar snap peas pack the meal with a generous serving of fiber and vitamin C in this resolution-friendly dinner recipe.

Miso Salmon Recipe
Photo by Perry Santanachote

Miso Glazed Salmon Recipe with Snap Peas

Serves 4

Prep time: 3 minutes
Cook time: 8 minutes


4 (6-ounce) skinless salmon fillets
1/4 cup white miso
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup mirin
1 tablespoon ginger
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 cup sugar snap peas


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the miso, maple syrup, mirin, ginger and sesame oil. Add salmon and toss to coat.
  2. Preheat the broiler and adjust rack to about 6 inches from the heat. Line a baking sheet with parchment and place the fillets on the sheet. Broil until the glaze is browned and shiny and the salmon is firm and opaque, about 5-8 minutes.
  3. In the meantime, steam the snap peas until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.

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