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Sesame Seared Salmon & Ginger Scallion Sauce with a bit of miso mayo👌🏻 this has EVERYTHING you could ask for…umami, sweetness, acid, creaminess, texture contrasts etc…

Sesame Seared Salmon & Ginger Scallion Sauce

By Nadia Aidi
Sesame Seared Salmon & Ginger Scallion Sauce with a bit of miso mayo👌🏻 this has EVERYTHING you could ask for…umami, sweetness, acid, creaminess, texture contrasts etc…

Ingredients 

  • 6 oz salmon, I used sushi grade
  • 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp black sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp gochugaru
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp tamari
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 orange
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger
  • 4 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp sesame oil, plus more for searing
  • Olive oil
  • 2 persian cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp japanese mayo
  • 1 tsp white miso
  • Squeeze of lemon

Directions 

  • Combine the sesame seeds, gochugaru and pinch of salt. Crust the salmon with it, pressing them into the fish really well. Place in the freezer for 15 minutes
  • Preheat a pan on high for 2-3 min. Add in olive oil and sesame oil. Sear the fish 10-15 sec per side MAX. I did 10. Let it rest
  • Mix the scallions, tamari, rice vinegar, tsp sesame oil, maple syrup, ginger and orange (juice)
  • Mix together mayo, miso and squeeze of lemon
  • Assemble the cucumbers on a plate & drizzle the mayo
  • Slice the salmon against the grain with a sharp knife and very carefully
  • Place the salmon over the cucumber and add all of the sauce on top

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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