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Sesame Salmon with Wasabi Mayo Recipe

Sesame Salmon with Wasabi Mayo Recipe

I created this recipe to mimic the flavors of sushi. It’s remarkably simple and turns out well every time. —Carolyn Ketchum, Wakefield, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
  • 1 salmon fillet (2 pounds)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon prepared wasabi
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted


  • 1. Drizzle butter and 2 tablespoons oil into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; tilt to coat bottom. Place salmon in dish; brush with remaining oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 18-22 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Meanwhile, combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice and wasabi. Sprinkle salmon with onions and sesame seeds. Serve with sauce. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked salmon with 1 tablespoon sauce: 439 calories, 36g fat (8g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 302mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein .

Reviews for Sesame Salmon with Wasabi Mayo

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ButterLovingGirl 195739
Reviewed May. 3, 2012

"It was a nice change-up from the usual. I have become a huge fan of wasabi lately and would use even more in the recipe next time."

MMMMMJames 151402
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2011

"A skoshe more wasabi would be lovely,for all you horseradish fans."

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Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.