Shio Koji Salmon Recipe

Shio Koji Salmon Recipe

Salmon marinated and tenderized in shio koji, a Japanese fermented ingredient packed with umami.
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  • Serves: 2 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Evenly spread shio koji on both sides of salmon filets.
  3. Step 3

    Store in a re-sealable plastic bag or (non-reactive) glass or plastic container. Marinate a minimum of 30 minutes or up to four hours. Salmon can also be marinated overnight.
  4. Step 4

    Prepare a baking sheet by lining it with foil and then placing a metal broiler rack on top.
  5. Step 5

    Spray the broiler rack with cooking spray to prevent the fish from sticking.
  6. Step 6

    Set the oven to broil on high and grill the fish for 6 to 8 minutes on one side.
  7. Step 7

    Turn fish over and broil an additional 3 minutes until cooked through. Time may vary slightly depending on the thickness of the filets.