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Sesame Grilled Salmon

Rated as 4.42 out of 5 Stars
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"Delicious grilled salmon. A very flavorful main dish. Great when served with grilled yellow bell peppers, green beans, and wild rice with herbs."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 406
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. Whisk soy sauce, honey, ginger, and garlic together in a bowl until marinade is evenly mixed. Set aside 1/4 of the marinade.
  2. Place salmon fillets in shallow dish; pour the remaining marinade over the salmon. Cover dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 5 minutes.
  3. Heat sesame oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Remove salmon from marinade, shaking to remove excess marinade, and place, skin-side up, into the hot oil; cook for 4 minutes. Discard unused marinade in the shallow dish. Flip salmon and drizzle the reserved 1/4 of the marinade over salmon; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Cook until fish flakes easily with a fork, 5 to 7 minutes. Flip salmon, remove skin, and cook 1 minute more.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 406 calories; 18.5 14.7 43.7 112 1879 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I usually just make salmon with lemon pepper or salt and pepper with olive oil, but wanted to know some great ways to prepare salmon using sesame oil. I made this salmon without the ginger (we d...

Most helpful critical review

ehhh, it was ok

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I usually just make salmon with lemon pepper or salt and pepper with olive oil, but wanted to know some great ways to prepare salmon using sesame oil. I made this salmon without the ginger (we d...

Just curious why it’s called grilled sesame chicken and it’s not grilled. Other than that it turned out well in the pan!

It's better to sear the meat side for only three minutes and cook the skin side for 6 or 7 minutes to make it crispy

Delicious! Eyeballed the ingredients. Not exact measurements. Marinated for an hour. Watched the salmon closely on the frying pan as each stove is different. Turned out flavourful, moist a...

Perfect, flaky fish with the timings given and, surprisingly, despite the short marinade time, just the right amount of flavor. I was concerned as I had no ginger, that the soy would be too str...

I love salmon and I am always looking for new recipes to try. This was an easy marinade to get together and the flavors complimented the salmon nicely. The salmon was perfectly moist and f...

Family loved it an making a second time now.

1st salmon recipe I've seen that said discard the skin, that was a good idea. Paired with a pinot noir as per google suggestion, also broccoli and carrots. Delicious

The oil and marinade burned in the pan. Mine looked like some of the pictures with a black crust. It was OK - I prefer pan baked to frying in a pan. I also beg to differ that prep is 10 minute...