Orange Teriyaki Glazed Salmon:
  • 4-6 ounce salmon fillets skin on
  • olive oil about 1 teaspoon
  • 1 clove fresh garlic minced
  • salt and pepper to taste
For the glaze:
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce or tamari
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • toasted sesame seeds for garnish
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a sheet pan with foil and then place salmon fillets skin side down on foil. Pat each fillet dry with paper towel and then rub each fillet with a little olive oil and garlic and then sprinkle with salt and pepper. Let sit at room temperature for about 20 minutes before cooking.
Meanwhile make the glaze for the salmon. In a sauce pan mix together all sauce ingredients, except corn starch, water and sesame seeds. bring to a boil and then whisk together cornstarch and water, add to sauce whisking it in. bring back to a boil then lower heat and simmer until thickened.(until sauce coats the back of a spoon).
Place pan of salmon fillets on the middle rack of a 425 degree oven and roast until done. About 4-6 minutes per 1/2 inch of thickness. pour some of the glaze over salmon and place back in the oven for 1 minute more. Serve with steamed rice and garnish with toasted sesame seeds.