Raw Organic Hulled Sesame Seeds, with their delicate nutty flavor and nutritional richness, are more than just a pantry staple – they're a versatile ingredient that can elevate a range of dishes. Today, let's explore a delightful recipe that showcases the culinary symphony of Raw Organic Hulled Sesame Seeds in a dish that's not only delicious but also packs a nutritious punch.
Sesame-Crusted Salmon with Ginger Soy Glaze
- 4 salmon fillets
- 1 cup Raw Organic Hulled Sesame Seeds
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 green onions, finely chopped (for garnish)
- Salt and pepper to taste
1. Prepare the Sesame Crust:
- In a shallow bowl, spread the Raw Organic Hulled Sesame Seeds.
- Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper.
- Press each side of the salmon fillets into the sesame seeds, ensuring an even coating.
2. Cook the Sesame-Crusted Salmon:
- Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add a drizzle of sesame oil.
- Place the sesame-crusted salmon fillets in the skillet.
- Cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side or until the sesame seeds turn golden brown and the salmon is cooked to your liking.
3. Prepare the Ginger Soy Glaze:
- In a small saucepan, combine soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar, honey, grated ginger, and minced garlic.
- Simmer over low heat until the sauce thickens slightly.
4. Glaze and Serve:
- Drizzle the ginger soy glaze over the sesame-crusted salmon fillets.
- Garnish with finely chopped green onions.
5. Optional Side Dish: Sesame Quinoa Salad
Complement your sesame-crusted salmon with a refreshing Sesame Quinoa Salad:
- Cook quinoa according to package instructions.
- Toss cooked quinoa with diced cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and a dressing made with sesame oil, rice vinegar, and a sprinkle of Raw Organic Hulled Sesame Seeds.
6. Enjoy the Culinary Symphony:
- Plate the sesame-crusted salmon alongside the Sesame Quinoa Salad.
- Sprinkle additional Raw Organic Hulled Sesame Seeds on top for an extra crunch and visual appeal.
7. Share the Joy:
- Capture the elegance of your culinary creation and share it with #SesameElegance on social media!
This Sesame-Crusted Salmon with Ginger Soy Glaze is a celebration of flavors and textures. The nuttiness of the Raw Organic Hulled Sesame Seeds pairs perfectly with the richness of salmon, while the ginger soy glaze adds a delightful umami kick. It's a dish that not only satisfies the taste buds but also provides a wholesome dose of nutrients from the sesame seeds and omega-3 fatty acids from the salmon.
Have you tried cooking with Raw Organic Hulled Sesame Seeds? Share your favorite recipes or creative uses in the comments below!
Here's to embracing the culinary symphony of flavors with Raw Organic Hulled Sesame Seeds in your kitchen!