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Asian Style Sesame Crusted Salmon with ginger garlic dressing. A refreshing ginger dressing compliments this Asian Style Salmon! Perfect as we transition into spring! Easy to make, full of omegas, and of course, gluten free!. Paleo friendly

Sesame Crusted Salmon with a Zesty Ginger-garlic Drizzle

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  • Total Time: 10 minutes




  • 3 tbsp. white sesame seeds
  • 3 tbsp. black sesame seeds
  • 4 small sustainably sourced fillets of salmon, each 3.5 ounces
  • 2 tsp. wasabi paste
  • 1 tsp tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. oil

Ginger-garlic Drizzle:

  • Zest and Juice of one lime
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • pinch of salt

Optional garnish:

  • green onions, thinly sliced
  • cilantro
  • toasted nori


  1. In a small bowl, mix together lime zest, juice, ginger, garlic, sesame oil and red pepper, and salt. Taste and adjust for seasoning, set aside.
  2. Combine white and black sesame seeds and spread evenly on a plate. Set aside.
  3. Mix wasabi paste and tamari together, brush each piece of salmon with thin layer of wasabi mixture. Roll in the sesame seeds to coat evenly.
  4. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil, and when hot, gently place the pieces of salmon into the pan. Cook salmon for 1 minute. Turn and repeat cooking each of the 3 remaining sides for 1 minute. Lower the heat if the sesame seeds are browning too quickly.
  5. Plate salmon and drizzle with Ginger Lime Vinaigrette. Serve with brown rice and sautéed vegetables.
  • Prep Time: 10 min