Wasabi Salmon

Wasabi Salmon

Wasabi Salmon


Makes 4 servings


2 tablespoons soy sauce
1-1/2 teaspoons wasabi paste or wasabi prepared from powder, divided, plus additional to taste
4 salmon fillets with skin (6 ounces each)
1/4 cup mayonnaise


  1. Prepare grill or preheat broiler.
  2. Combine soy sauce and 1/2 teaspoon wasabi paste; mix well. Spoon mixture over salmon.
  3. Place salmon, skin sides down, on grid over medium coals or on rack of broiler pan. Grill or broil 4 to 5 inches from heat 8 minutes or until salmon is opaque in center.
  4. Meanwhile, combine mayonnaise and remaining 1 teaspoon wasabi paste; mix well. Taste and add more wasabi, if desired. Transfer salmon to serving plates; top with wasabi mixture.


Wasabi is sometimes referred to as Japanese horseradish. It has a fiery flavor.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 salmon fillet plus 1 tablespoon wasabi mayonnaise
Calories 410
Calories from Fat 64 %
Total Fat 29 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Cholesterol 120 mg
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber trace g
Protein 35 g
Sodium 673 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 4
Fat 4

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