Salmon Chanchan-yaki (Salmon with Sweet Miso Sauce) Microwave Cooking

Salmon Chanchan-yaki (Salmon with Sweet Miso Sauce) Microwave Cooking

Use a silicone steamer to make salmon chanchan-yaki easily in the microwave. The miso, butter and sesame sauce mixes with the salmon and vegetables for a healthy and delicious dish.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Fresh salmon filets
2 pieces
1/8 to 1/6 of a head
3 cm
Japanese leek
20 cm
(or onion)
Shimeji mushrooms
1/3 of a cluster
1 clove
1 teaspoon
1 tablespoon
●Cooking sake
1 teaspoon
● Mentsuyu
1 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon
●Ground sesame seeds
1 tablespoon
5 g


1. Season the salmon lightly with salt and pepper.
2. Combine all the ● ingredients to make the sauce.
3. Cut the cabbage into 5mm pieces. Slice the leek diagonally (if using onion, slice thinly). Slice the carrot and garlic thinly. Cut the root end off the shimeji mushrooms and shred apart.
4. Put the cabbage, carrot and leek or onion into a silicone steamer. Put the salmon on top, and add the garlic and shimeji mushrooms.
5. Top with the butter and pour the sauce from Step 2 over everything. Cover with the lid and microwave for 6-7 minutes (500w).
6. When the salmon is cooked through and the vegetables are wilted, it's done!

Story Behind this Recipe

I received a silicone steamer case as a present. I wanted to try using it, and this is the recipe I came up with!