Seared Salmon with Soy-Jalapeño Sauce

Seared Salmon with Jalapeño PonzuRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr


4 servings
Total time: 10 Minutes

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Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 333
Fat 16.6 g
Satfat 3.6 g
Monofat 7.2 g
Polyfat 4.7 g
Protein 37.2 g
Carbohydrate 5 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 87 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 477 mg
Calcium 24 mg


3 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
2 tablespoons mirin (sweet rice wine)
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
1 large jalapeño pepper, cut crosswise into thin slices


1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl; mix well.

2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add salmon, skin side down; cook 4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork or until desired degree of doneness. Arrange 1 fillet on each of 4 plates. Top fillets evenly with jalapeño slices. Spoon about 2 tablespoons soy sauce mixture over each serving; let stand 10 minutes before serving.