Chile-Garlic Broiled Salmon with Ginger Yogurt Sauce

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Recipe from the Tasting Table Test Kitchen

Chile-Garlic Broiled Salmon With Ginger Yogurt Sauce
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Certain dishes are so uncool we owe them a second chance--broiled salmon is just that. We've revamped the old standby by smothering it in chile-garlic and miso for our Test Kitchen-approved recipe.
Prep Time
15
minutes
Cook Time
10
minutes
Servings
4
servings
Total time: 25 minutes
Ingredients
  • Salmon
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Four 6-ounce salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon chile-garlic paste (sambal oelek)
  • 1 tablespoon white miso paste
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • Sauce
  • ¼ cup reduced-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon chile-garlic sauce (sambal oelek)
  • ½ teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced on a bias
Directions
  1. Cook the salmon: Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly coat the foil with cooking spray. Place the salmon fillets on top. In a small bowl, whisk together the chile-garlic sauce, miso and maple syrup. Divide the mixture over the top of each salmon fillet, spreading it to coat the tops and sides easily.
  2. Adjust the oven rack so it is 5 inches from the broiler element and heat the broiler to high. Broil the salmon until the tops of the fillets are browned and sizzling and the center of each fillet gives slightly to firm pressure, 8½ to 9 minutes. Remove from the oven and set aside to rest.
  3. While the salmon cooks, make the sauce: In a small bowl, whisk together the yogurt, chile-garlic sauce, soy sauce and ginger.
  4. Place 1 salmon fillet on each plate and serve with a dollop of the ginger yogurt sauce and sprinkled with scallions.
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