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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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • Drizzle butter and 2 tablespoons oil into a 13x9-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° until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 18-22 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice and wasabi. Sprinkle salmon with onions and sesame seeds. Serve with sauce.
Nutrition Facts
4 ounces cooked salmon with 1 tablespoon sauce: 439 calories, 36g fat (8g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 302mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein.

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  • ButterLovingGirl
    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
    Dec 14, 2011

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