Sesame Salmon with Wasabi Mayo
I created this recipe to mimic the flavors of sushi. It’s remarkably simple and turns out well every time. —Carolyn Ketchum, Wakefield, Massachusetts
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
- 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
- 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.
- 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 equals 439 calories, 36 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 302 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 26 g protein.