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Grilled Teriyaki Salmon Recipe

Grilled Teriyaki Salmon Recipe

The super-fast marinade for this salmon recipe from Lenita Schafer of Princeton, Massachusetts combines maple syrup and teriyaki sauce which also creates a delicious sweet-and-sour glaze. She relates, “The salmon stays extremely moist and is really yummy.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 3/4 cup reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • Mixed salad greens, optional


  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk teriyaki sauce and syrup. Pour 1 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add salmon; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 15 minutes. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  • 2. Drain salmon, discarding marinade in bag. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly.
  • 3. Place salmon on grill rack, skin side down. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 8-12 minutes or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, basting frequently with reserved marinade. If desired, serve over lettuce salad. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet: 362 calories, 18g fat (4g saturated fat), 100mg cholesterol, 422mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 0 fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch.

Reviews for Grilled Teriyaki Salmon

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dbrooke User ID: 57134 146224
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2014

"Super fast and easy lunch. Cooked it on a grill pan about 5 min each side."

s_pants User ID: 174050 146217
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2011

"I modified the recipe to use in the broiler...cook for 5 minutes and then basted frequently for another 8-10 minutes. I also let it marinate for about 48 hours...had lots of good flavor!"

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.