White miso paste packs an umami punch to this healthy salmon recipe. But being the mildest and sweetest variety of the gluten-free fermented paste, it won't overpower this dish. Use any leftover salmon (within 3 days) to make our Lemon-Garlic Pasta with Salmon, Easy Scallion-Salmon Dip or Spicy Salmon Cakes (see Associated Recipes).

Adam Dolge
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November 2019


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  • Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler to high. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil.

  • Juice 1 lemon and 1 lime into a small bowl. Whisk in miso, oil, maple syrup, pepper and cayenne. Place salmon, skin-side down, on the prepared pan and spread the miso mixture on top. Halve the remaining lemon and lime and arrange around the salmon, cut-sides up.

  • Broil the salmon just until it flakes with a fork, 7 to 12 minutes. Serve with the lemon and lime halves and sprinkle with scallions, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

230 calories; protein 28.3g 57% DV; carbohydrates 6.7g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 0.1g; sugars 3.3g; fat 8.7g 13% DV; saturated fat 1.8g 9% DV; cholesterol 66.3mg 22% DV; vitamin a iu 213.2IU 4% DV; vitamin c 6.3mg 11% DV; folate 17.8mcg 4% DV; calcium 60.9mg 6% DV; iron 0.8mg 4% DV; magnesium 41.9mg 15% DV; potassium 549.2mg 15% DV; sodium 340.7mg 14% DV; added sugar 3g.

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The flavor of the miso sauce in this recipe is really delicious. Be careful: I think I put the salmon too close to the broiler because it burned around the edges. Next time I'll cook it on the next level down. Read More