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Salmon Teriyaki

Paleo Salmon Teriyaki is a delicious wholesome clean gluten free recipe that is oh-so-simple to prepare and will make the whole family cheer your name, and you will be cheering because it only takes 20 minutes to prepare.
Course Main Course
Keyword Gluten Free, Paleo, Salmon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • Glaze:
  • 1/4 cup coconut amino
  • 1/4 cup juice from fresh orange
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 large garlic clove minced
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon arrowroot flour or tapioca flour
  • Salmon and Toppings:
  • 1 1/2 pound salmon skin removed
  • 2 carrots peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 1/2 English cucumber peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 1 red bell pepper trimmed and cut into matchsticks
  • kosher salt
  • garnish:
  • 1 sliced green onion chopped
  • 1 generous tablespoon cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds more if desired

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to broiler and position top oven rack about 6 inches from the heat.
  2. Combine all of the glaze ingredients {except arrowroot} in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil, stirring for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Remove saucepan from heat, and whisk in arrowroot.
  4. Place back on heat and stir until it thickens 2-3 minutes.
  5. In a medium bowl, combine carrots, cucumber, and bell pepper, season with a small pinch of kosher salt, then toss veggies in about 1 tablespoon of the glaze mixture. Set aside.
  6. Grease foil-lined baking sheet with coconut oil, and place salmon on foil. Drizzle salmon with olive oil, then broil for 2 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and brush or drizzle glaze over salmon, covering the top. Return to oven for 2-3 minutes or until top is golden and salmon is cooked through to your liking.
  8. Top salmon with veggies, cut salmon to desired serving size then garnish with scallions, cilantro, and sesame seeds.
  9. Pass any reserved glaze at the table for drizzling.