Sesame-Crusted Salmon

Recipe by MARIA MAC
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4 -6
    salmon fillets, about 6 oz each, skinned
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 1
    tablespoon sesame oil or 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 14
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DIRECTIONS

  • Season the salmon with salt and pepper.
  • Rub both sides with a little sesame oil and coat the fillets with sesame seeds.
  • Heat the remaining oil in a large skillet, preferably non-stick, over moderate heat until the oil shimmers.
  • Place the salmon fillets in the skillet and cook without moving them until the bottoms are browned and the bottom half of the fillets are opaque, about 5 minutes.
  • Turn the fillets and cook, without moving them, until the flesh is opaque and firm to the touch, about 5 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.
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