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Teriyaki Salmon with Courgette Frites

You can make this recipe in ten minutes flat and it's one you'll use again and again. Home-made teriyaki is a doddle and gives a gorgeously sweet and sticky glaze to pan-fried salmon. If you've not tried courgette chips before, you're in for a treat!


  • For the salmon

  • 8 tbsp soy sauce

  • 4 tbsp light brown sugar

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil

  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped

  • 4 salmon fillets, skin on

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil

  • For the courgette frites

  • 2 courgettes, cut into batons

  • 200ml (7floz) milk

  • 200g (7oz) plain flour

  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper

  • salt and black pepper

  • vegetable oil for frying


  • For the salmon:

  • 1.

    Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan.

  • 2.

    In a large bowl mix together the soy, sugar, garlic and sesame oil and set to one side.

  • 3.

    Place the salmon skin side down in the pan and fry until the skin is crispy.

  • 4.

    Turn over the salmon and pour in the teriyaki glaze.

  • 5.

    Fry until the salmon is cooked through and the glaze is sticky and reduced.

  • For the courgette frites:

  • 1.

    Heat the vegetable oil in a wok.

  • 2.

    In a large bowl mix together the flour and cayenne with some salt and pepper.

  • 3.

    Pour the milk into another large bowl and add in the courgette batons.

  • 4.

    Dip the batons in the flour mix and fry batches at a time until golden brown and crisp.

  • To serve:

  • 1.

    Pile the courgette frites on a plate with the salmon and drizzle over the glaze.

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Posted by Debbie156Report
Absolutely beautiful, restaurant quality, i served with Basmuti rice.