Way Too Easy Sesame Fish Fillets

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by omeomy 2

Easy, quick fish. Not good for salmon or tuna. It is best with thin fillets like bream, whiting or catfish. Sometimes I add grated fresh ginger to the oil prior to adding the fish.

Top Review by emily hauer

Good, easy, fast recipe. Will make again.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 -6 thin fish fillets
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds (toasted)
  • 1 -2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 scallions, sliced diagonally (green onions)


  1. Heat oil in pan over med-high.
  2. Pat dry the fillets (prevents soggy fish).
  3. Fry fillets 2-3 minutes and turn over for another 2-3 minutes, or until done to your taste.
  4. Add soy sauce and sesame oil and gently turn to coat both sides.
  5. Place on serving platter, pour hot oil/soy from pan over fish, scatter with sesame seeds and then scatter scallions.

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