Sunday, May 5, 2019

Sesame Crusted Salmon


Sesame Crusted Salmon



Roll salmon in sesame seeds, drizzle with oil and bake! Can with soba noodles and green vegetables cooked in the same pan with delicious Asian sauce for quick salmon recipes, it's really easy.

Ingredients

  • 75g/ 1/2 cup white sesame seeds
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 tsp vegetable or canola oil 
  • 4 x 150-200g / 5-7 oz skinless boneless salmon or trout fillets 
  • Sliced shallots / scallions ,

SOBA AND GREENS:
  • 2 bunches baby buk choi 
  • 250 g / 8 oz dried soba noodles

 ASIAN DRESSING:
  • 1 tbsp Mirin 
  • 2 1/2 tbsp vegetable or canola oil 
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar 
  • 2 tsp sugar 
  • 1 clove garlic 
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger 
  • 1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce 

Instructions

  1. Take salmon out of fridge 20 minutes before cooking.
  2. Preheat oven to 220C/430F (standard) or 200C/390F (fan). Place shelf about 20cm/8" from the broiler heat source at the top of the oven.
  3. Sprinkle both sides of the salmon with salt and pepper.
  4. Place sesame in shallow dish. Press salmon into sesame seeds to coat on all sides. Place on tray.
  5. Drizzle top with oil.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes. Flick to broiler on high - broil / grill for 3 minutes until the top is a bit golden (or bake for 5 minutes, but won't be as golden). (Note 5)
  7. Remove from oven, rest 3 minutes. Serve with soba and greens, garnished with scallions (optional) and drizzled with Dressing.

SOBA AND GREENS:
  1. Bring a large pot of water to the boil.
  2. Cook soba per packet directions. Add greens for the last 1 minute of cooking.
  3. Drain then divide between bowls.

DRESSING:
  1. Place ingredients in jar and shake. Set aside for 5 minutes.
ready to serve for dinner