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Easy Miso Butter Salmon

Easy miso butter salmon - a perfect recipe when you only have 15 minutes to prep your meal. A quick midweek meal with minimal fuss and maximum umami flavor.
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Author: Linda Kurniadi


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons red miso paste
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 5-ounce each skin-on salmon fillet


  • Combine butter and miso paste together until they are completely blended. Set aside.
  • Pat the fish dry with paper towels. Sprinkle the fish with salt.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of miso butter on a medium-hot pan. Add the fish, skin side up. Loosely cover the pan with foil ad cook for 3-5 minutes, or until lightly browned. Flip the fish and cook until cooked through. Add more butter if the pan is too dry.