Crunchy Sesame Salmon

Crunchy Sesame Salmon

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 30 min
  • Serving: Serves 4 people

Salmon is a healthy fish that tastes great no matter how it's prepared. Crunchy Sesame Salmon is sure to please with a light breading and a lemony sauce for garnish.



  • 1 pound of fresh or frozen skinless salmon
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup roasted, sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 2 lemons, reserve 2 teaspoons lemon juice and slice remaining into wedges for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon chives, chopped
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon sesame seeds (1 white, 1 black)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Thaw salmon if frozen. Rinse and pat dry. Divid into 4 serving sizes and set aside.
  2. Using a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, red pepper, lemon juice and chives. Season with salt and pepper. Chill until ready to use.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the flour, sesame seeds and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. In a different small bowl, add the milk. Dip the salmon in the milk first, then into the flour mixture (both sides of the fish).
  4. Using a large skillet, add the vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add the fish and cook until flaky (about 3-5 minutes on each side). Serve on individual plates along with the chilled mayonnaise sauce for garnish.


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