Quick and Easy Teriyaki Salmon. Perfect for a weeknight meal.
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Teriyaki Salmon

Salmon filets are marinated in an easy teriyaki marinade and then seared to get the outside crispy. They finish cooking in the oven to keep the inside moist.
Course Main Course
Prep Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 22 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 392kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • sesame seeds


  • Mix together sesame oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ground mustard, ground ginger, and red pepper flakes and pour into a large ziptop bag.
  • Add salmon to bag and refrigerate 2 to 6 hours.
  • Remove salmon from marinade and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Pour marinade into a small saucepan. Whisk in cornstarch. Bring to a boil for 1 minute and remove from heat.
  • Heat vegetable oil in an oven-proof skillet. Add salmon with skin facing up. Cook until seared and flip over. Baste with sauce and place in 300 degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Baste with more sauce and sprinkle with green onions and sesame seeds.


Calories: 392kcal