Pineapple Teriyaki Salmon

Monday, May 7, 2018
This Pineapple Teriyaki Salmon has a yummy honey pineapple glaze and we are major fans of how this is prepared!

It’s so simple and doesn’t require any lengthy marinating, and still bursting with a great Asian flavor.

The salmon turns out flaky, juicy has the perfect balance with our homemade teriyaki sauce.

This easy seafood dish is always asked for and even the kids love it!

For even more delicious salmon recipes, try our Lemon Dill Salmon and our Apricot Pineapple Orange Glazed Salmon both equally fantastic in flavors!

Just scroll to the end for our printable recipe to get started and there are other cooking methods to print also available!

this is a teriyaki topped salmon filet

teriyaki pineapple salmon baked on foil

Delicious Salmon

This is a homemade recipe with a sweet tender moist salmon that has just with just the right amount of glaze poured over the top.

This recipe is super easy that really complements this kind of fish.

This salmon is also the perfect leftover on your favorite salads.

this is salmon sauteed on the stovetop with teriyaki sauce on it

Ingredients for Salmon

  1. sesame seed oil
  2. salmon filets
  3. olive oil
  4. garlic
  5. soy sauce
  6. cornstarch
  7. toasted sesame seeds
  8. crushed pineapple
  9. honey
  10. ginger
  11. salt, pepper, and cayenne if you want some heat

teriyaki salmon with pineapple preserves

Cooking Methods

  1. Air Fryer: preheat to 400 degrees, oil spray salmon using a pie plate that's oven-proof, or place on an oil sprayed basket. add whatever other ingredients 2 minutes before completed cooking on top it takes around 7 minutes or until salmon flakes easily
  2. Oven: preheat oven to bake at 400 degrees using the same directions as air frying but place on bake for 12 minutes with ingredients of choice on top around 6 minutes into baking
  3. Grilled: heat the grill to 400 degrees then place salmon, skin side up, on gas grill over medium heat, or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals, add the pineapple on the grill in chunk form for this and pour sauce on top when completed cooking the salmon

raw salmon and Deik knife in the photo

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this is a piece of Pineapple Teriyaki Salmon it has crushed pineapple lemons and in an Asian style sauce cooked in foil with honey or use parchment paper with seasonings

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Salmon Recipes

These are all easy cooking methods on how to make fabulous salmon.

It can be pan-fried, grilled, air fried, or baked, plus the teriyaki sauce is cooked separately so anyone can pour it on top or leave it plain if they're not a fan of the sauce.

Let us know how you liked our version of making the recipe for salmon in the comments below.

Pineapple Teriyaki Salmon

Pineapple Teriyaki Salmon

Yield: 4
Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Prep time: 15 MinCook time: 11 MinTotal time: 26 Min
This is a delicious homemade teriyaki sauce for salmon with some bits of pineapple, a tropical delight!


  • 4 salmon fillets (about 1 1/2 pounds) salt and pepper to taste
  •  cooking oil  spray
  •  1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seed oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic finely minced
  • Garnish is optional: toasted sesame seeds and lemon slices
  • Teriyaki sauce: 
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce 
  • 1/4 cup water 
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar 
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic 
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger or use a dash of powder
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1/4 cup diced crushed, chunk pineapple fresh or canned drained and blotted dry with paper towels( or use pineapple preserves, fresh or another style preserve IE peach, apricot, etc)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  •  2 teaspoons cornstarch


  1. Teriyaki sauce instructions: 
  2. Add the soy sauce, water, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, honey, and sesame oil in a small pot over medium-high heat. 
  3. Stir until sugar is dissolved, about 3 minutes then bring to a boil on high heat. adding the pineapple blotted dry. 
  4. Mix the cornstarch with 1 tablespoon of cold water until dissolved.
  5.  Add the cornstarch mixture to the sauce and boil for 1-2 minutes or until the sauce has thickened. Set sauce aside.
  6.  Salmon:
  7. Heat the oil in a cast-iron skillet over high heat. 
  8. Add the salmon fillets with salt and pepper to taste. 
  9. Place the salmon, skin side up in the pan, and sear until a golden-brown crust forms.
  10. Turn over the salmon after around 3 minutes add the garlic, for another 2 minutes. (do not burn the garlic watch carefully), and let that sautee with the oil. 
  11. Pour the teriyaki sauce over the salmon. 
  12. Optional: Add the toasted sesame seeds for a garnish.
  13. Note: You also can bake the salmon in a casserole dish at 400 degrees for around 12 minutes. Add the garlic 2 minutes before the fish is completed cooking
  14. Grill: Place salmon in with sauce and pineapple chunks instead of the crushed grill for around 11 minutes.
  15. Air Fried: Air fry  11  minutes on 400 degrees preheated air fryer. Cook the salmon first, plate it then pour the sauce on after cooking on top.

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  1. Oooh, this looks scrumptious! I love salmon, and even though Bill will not eat pineapple, I don't think he'd even notice if I hid the evidence ;)

  2. Very very yummy! Salmon is my favourite and teriyaki is like a magic sauce. A heavenly combo!

  3. Yum! Pineapple and Teriyaki sauce sounds so good with Salmon. I need to try this!

  4. I love trying new salmon recipes! You can never go wrong when it involves pineapple!

  5. I love salmon and we eat it at least once a week. The pineapple teriyaki sounds like a fabulous preparation. Must try!

  6. I love salmon and this recipe sounds and looks so delicious! Adding pineapple chunks and tiryaki sauce sounds like a great idea.

  7. Pineapple teriyaki is a great idea. I think I'll give it a try without any extra sweetener and maybe on tofu too. Thanks so much.

  8. I have never thought to try salmon with pineapple - but it sounds amazing! For Mother's Day we are doing salmon on the grill, and I just might have to try this recipe! Thanks for sharing!

  9. I love versatile the teriyaki sauce can be - does justice to chicken or fish. I think salmon really does pair so well with this sauce. The touch of pineapple must make it wonderful. Sounds so refreshing.

  10. Wow, such a wonderful combination of flavors. So perfect, it would please the whole family!

  11. I can have salmon everyday. It is so good for you and can be done with just about any combination of flavors, like this one. Love the pineapple and teriyaki flavors.

  12. Salmon is such a versatile fish, and with summer grilling season upon us I can't wait to try this recipe. I love the lemon and pineapple combination!

  13. Love the combination of flavors here, C! Salmon is one of my favorites and I just love the sweetness of this dish. Wish I could come over and enjoy it you guys :)

  14. This looks so good! Pineapple and teriyaki is such a great combination, I have never thought to use it on salmon but it makes perfect sense! Love that you added the health benefits too :)

  15. We certainlly like teriyaki and the sweetness of pineapple would give the salmon another layer of flavor. We enjoy our salmon and this would make a great variation.

  16. It looks delicious and I would love it, just couldn't talk Bill into trying it though.

  17. I never would have thought combining salmon with pineapple. Looks so delicious and perfect for the summer!

  18. The salmon looks amazing! Will be great with some rice and green beans for dinner.

  19. This is a delish twist on a classic and it turns out perfectly every time! My family loves this recipe, and I love that it's easy and healthy!

  20. Wow, Teriyaki, pineapple and honey on salmon sounds amazing! I can't wait to taste this fish.

  21. This salmon is so good. We paired it with rice and grilled garlic green beans.

  22. This was certainly the best salmon my daughter and I have tried! We are so excited to make this again for dinner tonight. Such great flavor and very delicious!
    - Beth


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