Fish for those Busy Back-to-School Nights

Posted on Sep 6, 2017 in fish recipes

School nights can be hectic, with homework, sports, and getting back into the routine, so why not choose to eat something fast and healthy, like fish, for dinner? Weeknight meals need to be fast and simple to make in order to accommodate the busy lives of most parents and children these days. Fish is a great choice in general because of all the health benefits, including lean protein, Omega-3 fatty acids, and other vitamins and minerals. Fish is also a yummy choice if you pick the right recipe. Here is a scrumptious recipe from the website @Kitchn Online for Salmon Teriyaki: Enjoy!


Salmon Teriyaki

Makes 4 servings

  • 1 pound salmon
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mirin
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (optional)

Cut the salmon into 4 portions. In a shallow container large enough to hold the salmon pieces, mix the soy sauce, mirin and sugar until the sugar dissolves. Coat both sides of the salmon with the mixture and arrange pieces, skin side up, in the container. Refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.

Arrange your oven racks so that the skillet you will be cooking in is as close as possible to the broiler flame. Turn on the broiler. Preheat a cast iron or other ovenproof skillet over high heat on the stove until very hot. Remove the salmon from the marinade and brush both sides with the oil. (If your pan is well-seasoned, you can skip this step.) Place the salmon skin side up in the skillet and transfer the pan to the broiler. Cook for 1-2 minutes and check for doneness. If it isn’t done, flip and cook for 1 minute more.