Sesame Mustard Salmon With Crispy Topping Sesame Mustard Salmon With Crispy Topping

Sesame Mustard Salmon With Crispy Topping | Food styling by David Grenier | Prop styling by Andrea McCrindle Image by: Jodi Pudge

Crusted salmon recipes are a dime a dozen, but this one is a little different: Toasting the panko mixture while the salmon bakes keeps the topping extra crunchy. It also lets you add as little or as much as you like.

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 25 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

Sesame Mustard Sauce:
  • 1/3 cup grainy or Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
Salmon:
  • 4 skinless centre-cut salmon fillets (about 500 g total)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons panko bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon black, white or mixed sesame seeds (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives (optional)

Method

Sesame Mustard Sauce: In bowl, whisk together mustard, maple syrup and sesame oil.

Salmon: Place fish on parchment paper–lined baking sheet; brush with 4 tsp of the Sesame Mustard Sauce.

Bake in 425°F oven until fish flakes easily when tested, 8 to 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, in small skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add bread crumbs and sesame seeds (if using); cook, stirring constantly, until golden, 1 to 2 minutes. Top fish with bread crumb mixture. Sprinkle with chives (if using); drizzle with remaining Sesame Mustard Sauce. Serve with rice.

Tip from The Test Kitchen: For a low-carb dinner, serve this salmon on a bed of stir-fried vegetables, such as zucchini, sweet peppers, onion, shaved carrot, bok choy and broccoli.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 352 mg
  • Sugars 3 g
  • Protein 23 g
  • Calories 278
  • Total fat 17 g
  • Potassium 412 mg
  • Cholesterol 69 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 15
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 4
  • Vitamin C 7
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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