Sesame Seared Salmon with Asian Slaw

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes


  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 4 tbsp of white and black sesame
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1/2 of red cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 of green cabbage, shredded
  • 2 carrots thinly sliced
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1/2 lime
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup of rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp of honey
  • 1 tbsp of soy sauce
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 1 tbsp of finely chopped ginger


  1. Mix the black and white sesame in a bowl.
  2. Wash the salmon fillet, and then coat the skin with the sesame.
  3. Add a tablespoon of oil to a frying pan, and then pan fry the salmon on each side for 5 minutes, or until it is crispy.
  4. In a bowl, toss the red cabbage, green cabbage, carrots and onion.
  5. In a separate bowl, make the salad dressing by combining the olive oil, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, honey, soy sauce, garlic and ginger.
  6. Season the dressing with salt, and then drizzle it over the salad.
  7. Remove the salmon from the frying pan and place it on top of a bed of salad.
  8. Squeeze a wedge of lime over the dish. Serve.

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