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Sesame Crusted Salmon

Sesame seeds add a surprising dose of calcium to this quick-and-easy meal.

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Servings
4

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbs. white or yellow miso
  • 2 Tbs. soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 Tbs. fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbs. minced ginger
  • 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 4 5–6 oz salmon fillets
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds, preferably a mix and white and black

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Whisk together miso, soy sauce or tamari, lime juice, ginger, sesame oil, and red chili flakes.
  2. Place fish on parchment paper-lined baking sheet, skin-side down, and brush with miso mixture. Top with sesame seeds, pressing down gently to adhere. Bake until fish is cooked through, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 384
  • Carbohydrate Content 7 g
  • Cholesterol Content 77 mg
  • Fat Content 23 g
  • Fiber Content 3 g
  • Protein Content 34 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 4 g
  • Sodium Content 581 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g