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Seared Salmon with Soy-Jalapeño Sauce Photo by: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

Seared Salmon with Soy-Jalapeño Sauce

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  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Total:10 Minutes


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 333
  • Fat: 16.6g
  • Saturated fat: 3.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 7.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 4.7g
  • Protein: 37.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 5g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 87mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 477mg
  • Calcium: 24mg

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