Marinade salmon and soy+yuzu sauce to add some rich flavors.

Rich Yuzu Flavored Salmon

Recipe by Chef Kaku (Wasan Brooklyn)

Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 3 hours
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 1


  • 3 oz Salmon
  • 3 Tbsp Soy Sauce (Preferably Koikuchi) *1
  • 3 Tbsp Sake
  • 1 Tbsp Skin of Yuzu


  1. In a small container, mix soy sauce, sake and the skin of a yuzu.

  2. Portion the salmon into 3oz slice if it's not already cut. Peel skin if desired.

  3. Add the salmon to the sauce container and marinate. Place paper towel over the container and let it sit for about 3 hours in the refrigerator. 

  4. Preheat oven to 400F.

  5. Take out the salmon and gently dry liquid with paper towel.

  6. Line a baking pan with parchment paper and place salmon over small amount of oil.

  7. Bake salmon in oven for 7-8 minutes.

Recipe Notes

*1 Learn the difference between "koikuchi (dark)" and "usukuchi (light)" soy sauces.