This Cheesecake Factory miso salmon is a restaurant-quality meal that is actually super easy to make at home. It has a sweet and savory flavor, and this miso salmon recipe turns out perfectly juicy and flakey every single time!
- The Best Miso Salmon Recipe
- How To Make Cheesecake Factory Miso Salmon
- How to Store Miso Salmon
- FAQs About Miso Salmon Recipe
- Wrapping it all up
- MORE COPYCAT RECIPES
The Best Miso Salmon Recipe
The Cheesecake Factory has to have the biggest menu out of any restaurant.
I mean, it's massive.
And, with that many options, sometimes I think it's almost impossible to pick what to order.
But, if you've ever ordered the miso salmon there, then you know how delicious it is, and it's totally worth getting when you go.
However, if you want to enjoy some miso salmon deliciousness in the comfort of your own home - and not at the restaurant - this recipe has got you covered! It's incredibly easy to make, and the salmon cooks perfectly.
So, if you've been looking for the best way to cook salmon, this Cheesecake factory miso salmon recipe won't disappoint!
But you can really serve anything you want on the side, and this dinner will be delicious!
Another reason to love this miso salmon recipe is the simplicity of the ingredient list.
It may seem like a lot at first glance, but everything is easy to find if you don't have it on hand.
Here's everything you'll need to make this easy salmon recipe:
- 2 tbsp red miso paste
- 2 tbsp brown sugar
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 tsp white rice vinegar
- 2 4-oz salmon fillets, deboned, skinned
- 1 cup snow peas, fresh
- ½ cup dry sake
- 1 shallot, minced
- 1 stick of butter, softened
How To Make Cheesecake Factory Miso Salmon
The process of making this miso salmon Cheesecake Factory recipe is an easy 3 step process. Basically, all you need to do is marinate the salmon, cook the peas, and then finally make the sake butter and cook the salmon.
So, grab all of the ingredients, and let's get cooking!
STEP 1: Marinating The Salmon
Now, the component that gives this salmon such an incredible flavor is the salmon marinade.
To make it, combine the miso paste with the brown sugar, rice vinegar, and soy sauce in a small bowl. And if it's too thick, add 1-2 tablespoons of warm water to thin it out.
Now you can thoroughly coat the salmon filets with the miso mixture, cover them with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
STEP 2: Cooking The Snow Peas
Ok, so now you'll want to preheat the oven to 355 degrees Fahrenheit (180°C) so it's ready for the salmon once it's done marinating.
Then, you can prepare the snow peas.
To do that, boil 2-3 cups of salted water in a large pot over medium-high heat. Then, blanch the peas for 8-10 minutes, remove them from the heat, and cool down in an ice bath.
Step 3: Cooking The Salmon & Making The Sake Butter
After the salmon marinates, line a baking tray with aluminum foil and brush the foil with olive oil. Then, put the salmon on top and roast in the oven for about 12-15 minutes. It should be flaky but still pink inside.
Also, while the salmon is cooking, you can make the sake butter.
First, add the butter and shallots to a pot and cook at medium heat for 7 minutes. Then, add the dry sake, give it a stir to combine, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Step 4: Serving
So, now that everything is cooked, it's time to serve and dig in!
Serve the miso salmon with the snow peas on the side, and top it all off with the sake butter.
How to Store Miso Salmon
Alright, so this recipe will make 2 servings. But, if you want to serve it for a family dinner, just double or triple the recipe!
Then, if you happen to have any leftovers, you can store the miso salmon safely in the fridge for 3-4 days. The best way to keep it is in a shallow airtight container.
And it tastes delicious cold, but you can reheat it if you want to as well!
FAQs About Miso Salmon Recipe
What is miso salmon made of?
Miso salmon is made of a mix of ingredients - all of which are in this recipe - that gives it such a delicious and unique flavor. The key ingredients that make the salmon glaze are miso paste, brown sugar, soy sauce, and white rice vinegar. And then, to really enhance the flavors, it has a sake butter that gets drizzled on top after the salmon is cooked.
Can I use miso glaze on other types of fish besides salmon?
Yes, you can absolutely use this delicious miso glaze sauce on other types of fish. It goes really well on mahi mahi filets, and you can make this air fryer mahi mahi recipe!
Honestly, the glaze is so good that you can put it on some vegetables and roast them in the oven. Just mix together the miso glaze marinade ingredients in a bowl, then toss the vegetables in it and roast in the oven!
How will I know when the salmon is cooked?
The salmon will flake when it is fully cooked, which means that it will separate from the natural white lines that run across it. But internal temperature is the best indicator that it is cooked.
The internal temperature should be 145 degrees Fahrenheit (63°C). You'll want to make sure that you use a food thermometer and insert it in the thickest part of the salmon.
Wrapping it all up
Well, that is how to make Cheesecake Factory miso salmon!
This is one of the most unique - and I think - delicious things on the Cheesecake Factory menu.
The salmon takes on a flavor that you just can't get in any other salmon recipes. And with this recipe, you can create this divine restaurant meal in the comfort of your own home!
So, whether you're looking for the perfect dinner for date night or want to impress your family, this dish is perfect.
Anyway I hope you like this miso salmon Cheesecake Factory recipe as much as I/we do.
If you make it, leave a comment below and let me know what you think!
MORE COPYCAT RECIPES
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- Olive Garden Lasagna Fritta
- Olive Garden Grilled Chicken Margherita
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Cheesecake Factory Miso Salmon Recipe
This Cheesecake Factory miso salmon is a restaurant-quality meal that is actually super easy to make at home. It has a sweet and savory flavor, and the miso salmon turns out perfectly juicy and flakey.
- Prep Time: 30 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Total Time: 45 minutes
- Yield: 2 servings 1x
- Category: Dinner
- Method: Oven
- Cuisine: Cheesecake Factory
- For the miso marinade and glaze, combine the miso paste with the brown sugar, rice vinegar and soy sauce in a small mixing bowl. If too thick, add 1-2 tablespoons of warm water.
- Coat the salmon fillets with the miso mixture and cover them with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
- For the snow peas, boil 2-3 cups of salted water and blanch the peas for 8-10 minutes. Cool down in an ice bath.
- Line a baking tray with aluminum foil brushed with olive oil and preheat the oven to 355ºF.
- Roast the salmon in the oven for 12-15 minutes or until flaky but still pink inside.
- For the sake butter, add the butter and shallots to a pot and cook at medium heat for about 7 minutes. Add the dry sake and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper if needed.
- Serve the salmon with the snow peas, and top with the sake butter and chives.
- Serving Size: 1 serving
- Calories: 261
- Fat: 10
- Carbohydrates: 15
- Protein: 24
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