Slow-Roasted Red-Wine-Lacquered Salmon Fillet

120 mins (prep 30)
10 ingredients
makes 8 to 10 servings
Slow-roasting at a very low temperature results in extremely tender salmon. The richness of the fish is accented by a salty-sweet red-wine sauce, which thickens into a syrupy glaze during cooking.

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  • 1 (4-inch) piece peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 2 cups dry red wine
  • 1 1/3 cups mirin (japanese sweet rice wine)
  • 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (4 1/2-pound) salmon fillet (preferably wild king; about 1 1/2 inches at thickest point), small bones removed
  • accompaniment: lime wedges


Serving Size (71.39 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 86.93 Calories from Fat 16.92
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.88g 23.12%
Saturated Fat 0.26g 10.34%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 1652.89mg 550.96%
Total Carbohydrate 3.62g 9.65%
Dietary Fiber 0.24 g 7.57%
Sugars 0.5 g %
Protein 3.31g 52.89%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 7.91mg% Iron 0.75mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
dry red wine, packed dark brown sugar, fresh lime juice, lime wedges, accompaniment