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Healthy Recipe of the Week

Sesame Baked Salmon

Simple Salmon in 20 minutes!


  • 1 tablespoon Tahini
  • 1 1/2 Soy Sauce (reduced sodium)
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Zest (*substitute with orange zest for sweeter version)
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice (*substitute with organic juice for sweeter version)
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger (grated)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander (grounded)
  • (4) 6-ounce Salmon Fillets (skinless, patted dry)
  • 2 tablespoons Sesame Seeds (toasted)
  • 2 Scallions (sliced)


Preheat oven to 325°F.

In a small bowl, whisk together the tahini, soy sauce, lemon (or orange) zest and juice, ginger, and coriander. 

Arrange the salmon fillets on a rimmed baking pan. Spoon the tahini sauce over the fish, sprinkle with the sesame seeds, and bake until the salmon flakes easily with a fork and is just opaque (about 8 – 12 minutes, depending on the thickness of the fillets). Sprinkle with scallions.

Yields: 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Per Serving (1 salmon fillet): 350 Calories. 22g Total Fat. 4g Saturated Fat. 3g Carbohydrates. 1g Fiber. 0g Total Sugar. 0g Added Sugar. 33g Protein. 310mg Sodium.






 Chef Kate. (2022, March). The health cook: Simply salmon. Nutrition Action.

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