Miso Salmon Recipe – Miso is a seasoning paste originated somewhere in China hundreds of years ago. But today, people associate miso with traditional Japanese foods. Miso paste itself is a mixture of water, koji (cooked soybean or grain that is inoculated with mold that will start fermentation process), and cooked soybeans. Miso paste usually is recognized for the ability to increase the flavor in many soups.
The classic miso soup is very popular today. Besides, miso paste is also used to make the other foods like stews, sauces, salad dressings, gravies, spreads, marinades, and dips. We even have miso salmon recipe, a grilled salmon dish that’s cooked with miso paste.
- 4x140 grams of salmon fillet
- Sunflower oil for greasing
- 2 teaspoons of brown or dark Miso paste
- 2 teaspoons of balsamic vinegar
- 2 teaspoons of soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon of smokes paprika
- 200 grams of rice noodles
- 3 tablespoons of sunflower oil
- 3 finely grated garlic cloves
- 25 grams of finely grated ginger
- 8 spring onions (slice them)
- 2 medium sized red chilies, slice them thinly
- 100 grams of bean sprouts
- Small pack coriander, chop it
- 1 tablespoon of fish sauce
- First, prepare the rice noodles by boiling dried noodles in a big pan for about three min. Drain the noodles and rinse them under running cold water. Drain the noodles thoroughly by leaving it on your preparation table when you cook the salmon.
- Preheat your griller; make sure the temperature is high. Make miso glaze by mixing miso paste, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, also paprika. Then brush miso glaze over your salmon fillets using the pastry brush. Prepare a baking tray and grease it with sunflower oil. Then lay your salmon fillets with the skins face down. Grill your salmon for between six and eight min and make sure the entire salmons are cooked through.
- Now heat oil in skillet or wok and put in the garlic, spring onions, chilies, and ginger. Stir fry those ingredients for few min until they soft. Add your cooked noodles, coriander, and bean sprouts. Toss all the ingredients together until they are well combined. Turn off your stove. Finish this grilled miso salmon recipe with rice noodles by stirring in your fish sauce into your stir fried noodles and vegetables.
- Transfer the stir-fried noodle and vegetable to your plate and then add the grilled miso salmon over the noodle and vegetable.
For the last word, you should know that dark miso can warm up our body. This dark miso is more appropriate for colder months and for people who live in colder climates. If you live in a very cold climate, try consuming vegetables with dark miso, or try our miso salmon recipe above to warm up your body.