You are here: Home » Recipes » Soy-Marinated Pepper-Crusted Salmon Soy-Marinated Pepper-Crusted Salmon Recipe by Relish Yield 4 servings This easy salmon dish is marinated in soy sauce and brown sugar then quickly sautéed. Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail This delicious salmon is crusted with strong black pepper and savory soy sauce to create a healthy yet satisfying meal that is very easy to make and hard not to enjoy. Ingredients 1/3 cup soy sauce1/4 cup brown sugar1 teaspoon sesame oil2 garlic cloves, crushed4 (6-ounce) salmon filets, skin removed Coarsely ground black pepper1 tablespoon olive oil Instructions Combine soy sauce, sugar, sesame and garlic in a heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag. Add salmon, seal bag and turn to coat salmon well. Refrigerate at least 2 hours and up to 8 hours. Remove salmon from marinade (discard marinade or save some for drizzling on salmon while cooking). Coat fillet side of salmon with very coarsely ground black pepper. Heat oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. Place salmon skin-side up in pan and sauté about 7 minutes. Flip and sauté other side about 7 minutes, until fish flakes with a fork.