9 Miso Salmon Recipes That Pack a Flavorful Punch

Lime and Miso-Glazed Salmon
Photo: Ethan Block

Miso and salmon is a match made in heaven. Need proof? The perfect flavor pairing is on full display in these irresistibly savory dinner ideas. From impressive fish fillets you'll be proud to serve to even the pickiest eaters to versatile salmon cakes that work as an appetizer or meal, you'll find a delicious new favorite in this collection of our best miso salmon recipes.

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Miso Maple-Glazed Salmon

a salmon fillet on a plate with asparagus and a lemon wedge
Chef John

"This simple glaze combines salty and savory miso paste with sweet maple syrup," says Chef John. "The rice vinegar marries the two, and a few drops of hot sauce are all you need to complete this incredibly easy, yet sophisticated dish."

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Asian Salmon Cakes with Creamy Miso and Sake Sauce

Asian Salmon Cakes with Creamy Miso and Sake Sauce
Photo by cinnybear.

These tasty salmon cakes work as an appetizer, a meal, or a side. An easy-to-make cream sauce, flavored with miso paste and sake, is the perfect complement.

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Miso Salmon

Miso Salmon
Dodie's Soupçon

This restaurant-worthy broiled salmon is best served with sticky rice and a light salad, according to recipe creator Kalyn. It comes together in under an hour, so it's ideal for busy weeknights.

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Broiled Miso Salmon Fillets

Broiled Miso Salmon Fillets

"Broiled miso salmon fillets that are easy to prepare, taste fabulous, and make for a great weeknight meal, says recipe creator A Day In the Kitchen. "What more could you want?"

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Lime and Miso-Glazed Salmon

Lime and Miso-Glazed Salmon
Ethan Block

This simple dinner is so flavorful, according to recipe creator Ethan Block, "it will taste like you spent hours on it!"

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Miso-Glazed Salmon and Bok Choy

Miso-Glazed Salmon and Bok Choy

You only need seven ingredients — miso, mirin (a sweet rice wine) sake, brown sugar, soy sauce, salmon fillets, and bok choy — to make this simple and healthy meal.

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Miso Salmon with Sake Butter

Miso Salmon with Sake Butter
Jennifer Fontano

"After having Miso Salmon with Sake Butter at a favorite restaurant I immediately became obsessed with recreating this amazing dish at home," says recipe creator Everettrj. "This is it!"

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Chef John's Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon

Chef John's Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon
Chef John's Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon | Photo by Allrecipes.

A tablespoon of yellow miso paste adds a welcome burst of earthiness to this simple lemon-black pepper marinade. Chef John says you don't need a broiler for this recipe — a hot oven works just fine.

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Easy Miso Salmon

Easy Miso Salmon on a white plate
France C

It doesn't get much easier, or tastier, than this simple salmon dish. Miso, soy sauce, and brown sugar create a sweet and salty glaze that coats each fillet.

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