Kombucha Marinated Sockeye Salmon

Thanks to Good JuJu Kombucha for making this custom blend of ginger and lemon kombucha! It made a delicious marinade for our tasting in December but you can use any flavor kombucha when you try this recipe at home! 

• 1 cup ginger-lemon kombucha
• 3 tablespoons soy sauce
• 3 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar
• 3 green onions, chopped
• 1/2 cup olive oil
• 3/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
• Kosher salt
• 1 1/2 pounds sockeye salmon
• 1 tablespoon neutral vegetable oil
• Flaky sea salt
• 2 T olive oil


  1. Combine all ingredients except salmon in mixing bowl.
  2. Place thawed salmon in deep dish and pour marinade over salmon.
  3. Marinate for 2-12 hours .
  4. After salmon has marinated, pan fry over medium high heat with olive oil until reaches internal temp of 145 degrees F.

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Chef Marisa in her kitchen chopping vegetables


Marisa Dooley of Lemon Thyme Kitchen is a freelance recipe developer and food photographer with a Master’s degree in Nutrition. She was raised on her family’s farm in Northwest Washington and her appreciation for good food developed at a very early age. She is passionate about creating recipes and beautiful imagery that highlight high-quality seasonal ingredients. Marisa loves all types of seafood, but her favorites are salmon and scallops!
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