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Easy Microwave Steamed Salmon

Microwaves are for more than just popcorn and this steamed salmon is the proof! Keep things simple and mess free with this parchment steamed salmon cooked in the microwave for the ultimate easy dinner.

Tasty Team
91% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Easy Microwave Steamed Salmon

Under 30 minutes


for 1 serving

  • 1 piece salmon
  • ¼ onion
  • ¼ carrot
  • ¼ pack shimeji mushroom
  • 2 tablespoons sake, or white wine
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • soy sauce, to taste

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 433
  • Fat 27g
  • Carbs 8g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Protein 26g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Cut a piece of parchment paper in the shape of a square. Slice the onion thinly. Julienne the carrot. Cut the bottom of shimeji mushroom and tear into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Place the salmon at the center of the parchment paper. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Place onion, carrot and shimeji in that order.
  4. Sprinkle sake and put the butter on top.
  5. Bring up the top and the bottom corner of the paper. Fold the top corner for 3 to 4 times. Twist the ends.
  6. Place the salmon packet on a microwave safe plate and microwave for 4 minutes, or cook in 350°F (180°C) oven for 20 min.
  7. Open the parchment paper carefully and drizzle soy sauce on top.
  8. Enjoy!
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Easy Microwave Steamed Salmon