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Marinated Sesame Salmon

with Scallions and Sprouts
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Marinated Sesame Salmon

Marinated Sesame Salmon - Sushi at home - with quickly seared fish

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Health Score:
10,0 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr
Ready in
Calories:
411
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Salmon is incredibely healthful, packed with tons of vitamin D, among other nutritious vitamins and minerals. 

If you serve sesame salmon as a main course, possible side dishes include basmati rice or a raw vegetable salad. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie411 kcal(20 %)
Protein34 g(35 %)
Fat26 g(22 %)
Carbohydrates8 g(5 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage4 g(13 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D24.4 μg(122 %)
Vitamin E5.2 mg(43 %)
Vitamin B₁0.5 mg(50 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin18.6 mg(155 %)
Vitamin B₆1.4 mg(100 %)
Folate79 μg(26 %)
Pantothenic acid2 mg(33 %)
Biotin16.1 μg(36 %)
Vitamin B₁₂4.3 μg(143 %)
Vitamin C12 mg(13 %)
Potassium862 mg(22 %)
Calcium241 mg(24 %)
Magnesium143 mg(48 %)
Iron4.8 mg(32 %)
Iodine55 μg(28 %)
Zinc3.5 mg(44 %)
Saturated fatty acids4.5 g
Uric acid295 mg
Cholesterol53 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 ½ pounds
Salmon (from the middle piece, without skin)
3 tablespoons
6 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
1
1 piece
fresh Ginger root (about 20 grams)
1
3 tablespoons
3 tablespoons
4
1 bed
Shiso sprout (or watercress)
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Tablespoon, 1 Paper towel, 1 Aluminum foil, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 large Non-stick pan, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Cutting board, 1 Mortar, 1 Kitchen shears, 1 Peeler, 1 Plate, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Bowl

Preparation steps

1.
Marinated Sesame Salmon preparation step 1

Rinse salmon, pat dry and cut in half crosswise. Drizzle with teriyaki sauce and season with salt and pepper.

2.
Marinated Sesame Salmon preparation step 2

Put sesame seeds on a plate, turn the salmon pieces in seeds to coat, pressing firmly to adhere. 

3.
Marinated Sesame Salmon preparation step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick pan and cook the salmon pieces over high heat for about 1 minute on each side.

4.
Marinated Sesame Salmon preparation step 4

Remove salmon from pan, wrap in aluminum foil and place in the freezer for 30 minutes; this stops the cooking process and makes the fish easier to cut.

5.
Marinated Sesame Salmon preparation step 5

Meanwhile, squeeze juice from the lemon. Peel the ginger root and garlic, then coarsely chop and grind to a fine paste with 1 pinch of salt in a mortar. Mix lemon juice, rice vinegar, soy sauce and ginger-garlic paste in a shallow dish.

6.
Marinated Sesame Salmon preparation step 6

Remove salmon from the freezer, add to the ginger mixture and let marinate for 15 minutes, turning several times.

7.
Marinated Sesame Salmon preparation step 7

Meanwhile, rinse and dry scallions and cut into thin strips.

8.
Marinated Sesame Salmon preparation step 8

Cut shiso sprouts from the bed with kitchen shears.

9.
Marinated Sesame Salmon preparation step 9

Remove salmon from the marinade and pat dry. With a sharp knife, cut salmon into thin slices, arrange on plates and drizzle with the remaining marinade. Sprinkle with scallions and shiso sprouts.