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Sesame Seared Salmon

"This is a fabulous Asian-inspired meal that is easy to make. Salmon is pan-fried and served over a bed of romaine with sugar snap peas and mango in a delicious Asian dressing."
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Ingredients

servings 447 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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Directions

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  1. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add 1 T of the oil and to coat the bottom. Add Mann's Stringless Sugar Snap(R) Peas; turn heat to high and stir-fry 1 minute. Drizzle with 1 T of water; stir-fry until crisp tender, about 1 minute more. Add ginger and stir fry to coat, 10 seconds. Transfer to a large serving bowl.
  2. Add 1 T of the oil to the skillet and reheat over medium high heat. Add salmon and cook turning once or twice until cooked through, about 4 to 6 minutes, carefully turning with a wide spatula. Drizzle soy sauce evenly over the salmon and turn to coat; cook 1 minute. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Remove skillet from heat. Transfer salmon to a side dish. Add remaining 2 T oil, rice vinegar, and garlic to skillet. Stir to blend.
  3. Add lettuce, mango, half of the scallions, and cilantro to sugar snap peas. Pour half of the dressing over top and toss to combine. Divide among 4 dinner plates. Place salmon on top and drizzle with remaining dressing. Garnish with remaining scallions and cilantro leaves.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 447 calories; 27.4 g fat; 22.1 g carbohydrates; 27.5 g protein; 67 mg cholesterol; 750 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is wonderful. Try substituting 1 of the 4 TBS oil with sesame oil. Combine all 4 TBS and use as the author suggests. Sesame oil gives a very authentic flavor in my opinion

Most helpful critical review

This was quite good but I found it to be a lot of effort. Asian salmon (from this site) is equally as good and less effort. I'm not sure if I will make this again.

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This is wonderful. Try substituting 1 of the 4 TBS oil with sesame oil. Combine all 4 TBS and use as the author suggests. Sesame oil gives a very authentic flavor in my opinion

For anyone on the Weight Watchers Flex Points plan this is worth 10 points per serving.

I LOVE salmon, so I ran right out and bought the ingredients for this dish. I don't love handling fish, however, so I changed the method some. I fired up the grill, put the romaine and mango o...

This was really an excellent dish, though a few changes were made. I used half vegetable oil & half sesame oil, for a nice nutty flavor. Only used 1 - 8oz package of sugar snap peas, and a bit m...

This recipe was so good my husband said he couldn't find one better in a restaurant. He caught 370 lbs. of salmon in Alaska so I am always looking for a new recipe. This one hit the spot just ...

nice photo but I don't see any Romaine, cilantro, or scallions. Are they optional?

Outstanding fresh, crisp, authentic ASIAN smell and taste. However, the photo shown looks very little like the end product (several ingredients are missing). I made it according to the given r...

This was quite good but I found it to be a lot of effort. Asian salmon (from this site) is equally as good and less effort. I'm not sure if I will make this again.

Great dish and really pretty to look at! My only complaint is that there is too much oil for me. I only used half of the 2Tbs oil, rice vinegar and garlic, and the vegetables were still a bit to...