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Salmon encrusted with sesame seeds makes for an impressive dinner presentation and a healthy dose of Omega-3's.

Recipe by Cooking Light November 2001


Credit: Randy Mayor; Jen Rotenstreich

Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1/2 cup couscous)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat broiler.

  • Combine sesame seeds, rind, and salt in a shallow dish. Drizzle oil over fish. Dredge fish in sesame mixture. Place the fish on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 12 minutes or until the fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

  • While the fish is cooking, bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan; gradually stir in couscous. Remove from heat, cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Stir in onions, juice, and salt. Serve with fish.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

401 calories; calories from fat 35%; fat 15.4g; saturated fat 3.1g; mono fat 6.4g; poly fat 4.8g; protein 33.3g; carbohydrates 30.1g; fiber 2.8g; cholesterol 65mg; iron 2mg; sodium 503mg; calcium 106mg.