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Glazed Salmon With Edamame

Make this one-dish, Asian-inspired meal for a quick and flavorful dinner tonight. The salmon gets its memorable flavor from the easy, 5-ingredient sauce.

Health JANUARY 2009

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 4 ounces salmon, 1/4 teaspoon soy glaze, and 1/3 cup edamame purée)
  • Cook time: 9 Minutes
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes


  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 teaspoon packed light brown sugar
  • 1 pound salmon, skinned and cut crosswise into 4 equal pieces
  • 2 teaspoons yellow or white miso
  • 4 teaspoons mirin (sweet rice wine)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 1/3 cups frozen shelled edamame
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Orange zest, for garnish


1. Arrange an oven rack in center of oven, and preheat broiler.

2. Combine the first 5 ingredients (through brown sugar) in a bowl.

3. Place a layer of aluminum foil on a baking sheet or broiler pan, and coat with cooking spray. Place salmon on foil, and brush with half the soy glaze. Broil 3 minutes; remove from oven, and brush with remaining glaze. Broil 3 minutes more or until salmon is flaky.

4. Combine miso, mirin, and orange juice in a blender. Boil edamame in lightly salted water for 3–4 minutes or until tender; drain, reserving 4 tablespoons cooking liquid. Add edamame, reserved water, and salt to blender; pulse. Arrange 1/3 cup purée on each of 4 plates. Top with 1 piece of salmon, and drizzle with 1/4 teaspoon soy glaze from baking sheet. Garnish with orange zest.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 238
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 29g
  • Carbohydrate: 7g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 72mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 481mg
  • Calcium: 36mg

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Glazed Salmon With Edamame Recipe