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Sesame-Ginger Pan Seared Salmon

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“This salmon is tender and moist with a crispy outer coating. It is seasoned just right with toasted sesame oil, a hint of ginger and savory seasonings. I like to garnish each fillet with sesame seeds toasted in pan drippings, but you may choose to omit per your preference.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drizzle sesame oil over salmon and rub over all sides of fish. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, combine ground ginger, garlic powder, onion powder, salt & pepper. Season all sides of fish and allow to dry marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  3. Place a large skillet over medium heat and add olive oil. Once the oil is fragrant and glistening, sear one side for 5-7 minutes. Carefully turn and sear the opposite side for another 5-7 minutes. Once salmon is cooked through, remove to serving plate and cover.
  4. Lower skillet heat to medium-low and toast sesame seeds for 1-2 minutes or until fragrant and thoroughly coated with the oils and seasonings remaining in the pan.
  5. Spread seeds evenly over the top of each filet.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

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