Saturday, May 3, 2014

Pan-Seared Alaskan Wild Salmon in Brown Sweet Sauce

Wild Alaskan salmon has earned its research reputation as a health-supportive food based largely on its unusual omega-3 fatty acid content. It's very common for 4 ounces of baked or broiled salmon to contain at least 2 grams of omega-3 fats.Salmon is sold in many different forms. Fresh salmon is available whole or in steak or fillet form. The best ways to cook salmon is by using methods that will keep it moist and tender. Salmon can be easily overcooked and become dry, so be sure to watch your cooking times.The best way for me to cook salmon is to pan-seared.





Ingredients:

2 pieces frozen  Alaskan wild salmon,thawed 4-6 oz each
2 tsp sesalt
2 tsp ground black pepper
4 tbsp all purpose flour or more

Sauce:
4 tbsp soy sauce
4 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp chinese wine
2 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp Hoisin sauce

4-6 tbsp canola oil


For Garnishing:

handful of baby spinach
roasted sesame seeds


Method:

1:Thawed wild salmon in fridge if bought it in frozen form.Rub salmon with ground pepper and sea salt before coat with all purpose all over.

2:Heat skillet at medium high heat with some oil.Place coated salmon on the skillet.Pan seared each side for 1 minute each.(Do not over cooked)

3:Remove salmon from skillet.Place cooked salmon on a bed of baby spinach.Reheat skillet again,pour in soy sauce,hoisin sauce,chinese wine and sugar.Slowly stir all the ingredients until dissolved.Lastly drizzle sesame oil together.

4:Pour the sauce on the seared salmon.Sprinkle some sesame seeds on the salmon. Serve warm.



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