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Prep Time:
10 Minutes
Grill time:
10 Minutes

Salmon Teriyaki

On The Grill

Posted on by Andrea Alden
Salmon Teriyaki
Serves 4
Prep Time:
Grill time: 10 Minutes
I need to eat more seafood. That's a fact. Salmon is still my favorite fish. It's meaty and hearty, fills you up. Being in a mood for Japanese one night, I decided to make Salmon Teriyaki On The Grill. It turned out fantastic. Paired with Vegetable Tempura, we had a meal made in grilling heaven. 
It's like a fish from above
It's like a fish from above
Perfect drizzle of sauce
Perfect drizzle of sauce
Looking out over the fish
Looking out over the fish

Salmon Teriyaki

Serves: 4       Total Time: 20 Minutes


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1 tsp. each, salt, pepper, ginger powder
  • 1 cup of sticky rice, cooked
  • sesame seeds and green onion for garnish

Teriyaki Sauce

  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 1 tsp. peanut oil (or your choice)
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil 
  • ½ cup of soy sauce
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch mixed with 2 tsp. sake or dry white wine


Step 1
Preheat your grill to 400°F and prepare for indirect grilling.
Step 2
In a saucepan, combine the garlic, ginger powder, sesame and peanut oil. Fry the garlic for a minute or two, until fragrant. Add the soy sauce, honey, brown sugar, and vinegar. Bring the mixture to a simmer.
Step 3
Combine the salt, pepper, and ginger powder. Season the salmon fillets on top. Place them on the grill over indirect heat, or onto a soaked plank, on the grill over indirect heat. Grill for 6 to 10 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily.
Step 4
Once the pot reaches a simmer, combine the sake and the cornstarch and add it to the pot. Stir until the sauce has thickened.
Step 5
Serve the salmon over rice with the sauce. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onion.
Salmon Teriyaki On The Grill. This fish is a dream your heart makes. Okay, maybe that is a Disney song, but anyway. Instead of hitting up the closest possible Asian restaurant, make this yourself and have a fantastic restaurant style meal at home, and real fast too! Serve this with hot Vegetable Tempura for a fantastical and complete meal! What is your favorite food that you have recreated? Leave a comment and tell us!

Happy Grilling!

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