Sesame-crusted salmon

Time 40 minutes
Yields Serves 4
Sesame-crusted salmon



In a blender, mix the vinegar, mustard, shallots, ginger, peanut butter, honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, salt and pepper. Gradually add the vegetable oil until smooth and emulsified. Taste for seasoning. If it has too strong a taste of vinegar, add salt to balance.

Salmon and salad


Measure the soy sauce and sesame oil into a shallow glass dish and pour the sesame seeds into another shallow dish. Season the salmon with salt and pepper. Dip each piece of salmon into the soy-sesame oil mixture, then roll it in the sesame seeds to coat.


Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the salmon and cook until the fish has a nice brown crust on the bottom, about 3 to 5 minutes. Turn the salmon over and place the skillet in the oven until the fish is cooked through, about 5 minutes.


While the salmon is in the oven, toss the salad greens with the dressing, then mound the greens on a serving platter or individual dinner plates. Sprinkle with papaya and blue cheese. Remove the salmon from the oven and place on the greens.

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