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My Sesame coated Salmon Fillets.

Updated: Sep 30, 2021

Salmon fillets marinated in soy sauce and mirin, coated in sesame seeds served with fried courgettes and pepper by kurumicooks delicious healtyh easy to make Japanese Asian and Fusion cooking for your kitchen

This week's recipe features fillets of salmon marinated in soy sauce & mirin then wrapped in a sesame coating.

This is a combination that provides a double dose of goodness - the salmon gives you omega-3 fatty acids, protein, b vitamins, selenium and potassium while the sesame coating provides extra protein and fibre along with a whole smorgasbord of minerals - copper, calcium, manganese, magnesium, iron & zinc.

What's more this is yummy to eat and ready in only a few minutes. I ate this along with some lightly fried courgette and red pepper but it would work equally well with a host of other vegetables. This is quite easy to prepare - my one tip would be to keep an eye on the heat when you fry the salmon - you don't want the sesame to burn while you're cooking.


If this is the kind of cooking that gets your juices flowing, you can find the written recipe just below and the Youtube tutorial by clicking Sesame coated Salmon Fillets or scroll to the bottom of the page.


Happy cooking! Kurumi XXXX.


For an alternative salmon recipe, why not try my Teriyaki Salmon recipe?

 

Sesame coated Salmon Fillets

ingredients:


(makes 2 servings)


2 salmon fillets (260g)

1 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp mirin


5 tbsp toasted white sesame seeds

2 tsp toasted black sesame seeds

4 x 1 cm courgette slices

1/3 red bell pepper


some cress for garnishing (optional)


some veg oil for frying

kitchen paper

 

how to:


cut the red pepper into 4 pieces


cut each salmon fillet in half then marinade with the soy sauce & mirin for at least 20 mins


combine the black & white sesame and mix well


coat the salmon fillets on both sides with the a thick coat ofsesame seeds


heat 3 tbsp of vegetable oil in a frying pan and shallow fry the salmon for 2 mins


turn the salmon over and fry for a further 2 mins, then rest on kitchen paper


heat 2 tbsp of vegetable oil in a clean frying pan, fry the courgettes & peppers and turn over when lightly browned


serve the salmon garnish with fried courgettes & pepper


serve with some salad & rice

 

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