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Sesame Salmon with Wasabi Mayo

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.

Makes

6 servings

I created this recipe to mimic the flavors of sushi. It’s remarkably simple and turns out well every time. —Carolyn Ketchum, Wakefield, Massachusetts
Sesame Salmon with Wasabi Mayo Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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

  1. 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.
  2. 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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