Soy Peppered Salmon

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 4 servings

Asian-inspired salmon marinated in soy sauce and encrusted in coarse black pepper.

Soy Peppered Salmon
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn

Use the coarsest pepper you can find for this recipe.


1/4 cup soy sauce
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons lime juice or vinegar
4 (6-ounce) Alaskan salmon fillets, skinned
2 tablespoons coarsely ground black pepper
1 tablespoon oil


  1. Combine soy sauce, garlic, sugar and lime juice in a plastic ziptop bag. Add salmon fillets. Seal bag and marinate 1 to 2 hours in the refrigerator. Remove salmon from bag. Press black pepper on both sides.
  2. Heat oil in a nonstick skillet until hot. Add salmon and sauté 4 minutes per side or until fish flakes with a fork.



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