Easy One Pan Teriyaki Salmon

This Easy One Pan Teriyaki Salmon is a delicious main dish made with salmon filets and an easy homemade teriyaki glaze. And it's on the table in 20 minutes!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Easy, Seafood, Weeknight Meal
Keyword Easy One Pan Teriyaki Salmon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 313 kcal
Author Chrissie


  • 6 salmon filets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar (substitute with honey or coconut sugar, if desired)
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed or finely minced
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • a dash of Sriracha
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoons cornstarch
  • sesame seeds and spring onions for garnish (optional)


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and add the oil.

  2. In a medium bowl combine the sesame oil, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, Sriracha, water and cornstarch with a whisk until smooth.

  3. Place the salmon fillets top side down in the pan and brown for 2 minutes.

  4. Flip the salmon and brown the other side for 2 more minutes.

  5. Pour the sauce in and nestle the salmon filets into the sauce.

  6. Reduce the heat to medium low and let the salmon cook in the sauce for about 10 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the salmon reaches 63 degrees Celsius (145 Fahrenheit).

  7. Serve over rice with sliced green onions and sesame seeds if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Easy One Pan Teriyaki Salmon
Amount Per Serving (1 filet)
Calories 313 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 94mg31%
Sodium 798mg35%
Potassium 871mg25%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 35g70%
Vitamin A 68IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.