Salmon with sesame oil

Salmon with sesame oil


  • 500g/1lb salmon
  • 4 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 150ml/ΒΌ pint sesame oil
  • Japanese soy sauce
To serve
  • salad made from:
  • pickled ginger
  • beanthread noodles (soaked in boiling water for 5 minutes)
  • coriander, chopped
  • mint, chopped

Preparation method

  1. Wrap the salmon in cling film and chill for a couple of hours.

  2. Slice the salmon as thinly as possible, cutting the flesh on a diagonal, and arrange on a plate in a fan pattern.

  3. Heat the sesame oil in a pan until sizzling hot and smoking. Carefully spoon the oil over the salmon and serve with the salad piled into the centre of the plate and a bowl of soy sauce to dip the salmon pieces into.

James Martin recipes from Housecall

1-2 hours preparation time

Less than 10 mins cooking time

Serves 4