Sesame Crusted Salmon

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Sesame Crusted Salmon
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
10 min.
Preparation
ready in 30 min.
Ready in
Calories:
720
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Sesame seeds might be small but are incredibely healthy, containing fiber, antioxidants and minerals and vitamins such as essential vitamin B.

You can serve this with potatoes, rice, pasta, or some bread for added carbohydrates. You can serve it with a side salad for more nutrients. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie720 kcal(34 %)
Protein82.38 g(84 %)
Fat38.92 g(34 %)
Carbohydrates6.69 g(4 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2.86 g(10 %)
Vitamin A40.04 mg(5,005 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.61 mg(5 %)
Vitamin B₁0.85 mg(85 %)
Vitamin B₂1.5 mg(136 %)
Niacin45.67 mg(381 %)
Vitamin B₆2.91 mg(208 %)
Folate89.32 μg(30 %)
Pantothenic acid5.91 mg(99 %)
Biotin15.4 μg(34 %)
Vitamin B₁₂9.39 μg(313 %)
Vitamin C7.5 mg(8 %)
Potassium1,934.24 mg(48 %)
Calcium72.44 mg(7 %)
Magnesium113.96 mg(38 %)
Iron19.78 mg(132 %)
Zinc2.53 mg(32 %)
Saturated fatty acids5.55 g
Cholesterol218.68 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
4 fresh Salmon fillet
1 tablespoon Canola oil
salt (to taste)
freshly ground Black pepper (to taste)
0.333 cup black Sesame seeds
0.333 cup white Sesame seeds
1 lemon (cut into wedges)
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Preparation steps

1.
Preheat oven to 350º F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2.
Rinse the fish fillets under cold running water and pat completely dry with paper towels.
3.
Brush the fillets on both sides with canola oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
4.
Place sesame seeds in a pie plate and toss gently to combine. Press fillets into the seed mixture to coat. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, depending on the thickness of the fillets or until fillets have coated through and flake easily. Serve with lemon wedges.