Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Sesame Orange Crusted Salmon

1/4 c sesame seeds
1 1/2 T grated orange rind
1/2 t white pepper
1/2 t salt
1 1/2 lbs salmon fillets
2 t dark Asian sesame oil

Heat oven to 400 degrees.  Toast sesame seeds in skillet about 5 minutes until golden brown and fragrant. Cool.  Place cooled toasted sesame seeds, orange rind, white pepper and 1/4 tsp salt in food processor.  Whirl until mixture resembles bread crumbs.  Place salmon fillets on aluminum foil lined baking sheet.  Rub with sesame oil.  Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 tsp salt.  Bread fillets with sesame mixture.  Cook for 20 minutes until salmon flakes done.

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