Spicy Teriyaki Glazed Salmon with Cucumber-Green Onion Relish

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 55 min
  • Prep: 45 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

1/4 cup mirin

1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons sake

1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons dark soy sauce

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated ginger

3 cloves garlic finely chopped

1 fresh red Thai chili, finely chopped

4 salmon fillets, (6 ounces each)

Salt and freshly ground pepper

1 large cucumber, peeled, diced

1/4 cup finely sliced green onion

2 tablespoons rice vinegar

1 tablespoon peanut oil

Directions

  1. Combine first seven ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let cool. Preheat grill. Season the salmon with salt and pepper to taste. Grill for 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Brush with the glaze during the last 1 minute of cooking.
  2. Combine cucumber, onion, vinegar and oil in a small bowl and season with salt and pepper to taste. Let sit 30 minutes.