Sesame-crusted salmon with fennel and tomatoes

Sesame-crusted salmon with fennel and tomatoes

15 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
10
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
4 fillets
salmon
50 g
cornflakes (unsweetened)
5 tbsp
sesame seeds (mixed)
3
egg white
1 kg
fennel
500 g
cherry tomatoes
3
red onions
50 ml
Pernod
50 ml
white wine
2 tbsp
sugar
salt
pepper
oil for frying
Metric
Imperial
  • 4 fillets salmon
  • 50 g cornflakes (unsweetened)
  • 5 tbsp sesame seeds (mixed)
  • 3  egg white
  • 1 kg fennel
  • 500 g cherry tomatoes
  • 3  red onions
  • 50 ml Pernod
  • 50 ml white wine
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • salt
  • pepper
  • oil for frying

Utensils

  • frying pan
  • oven
  • 2 shallow bowls
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • plastic bag

Enjoy with

Pinot Grigio
This white wine carries a succulent flavor like the Riesling, with hints of pear and peach. Pinot Grigio is a full-bodied wine that pairs very well with salmon. It also goes well with various vegetable side dishes.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
320
Protein
32g
Fat
9g
Carb
25g

Step 1/3

Preheat oven to 120°C/250°F. For the crust, add cornflakes to plastic bag, seal, and crush. Toast sesame seeds and add to a shallow bowl with cornflakes, mixing to combine. Add egg white to other shallow bowl. Coat top of each salmon fillet in egg white, then in cornflake mixture.
  • 4 fillets salmon
  • 50 cornflakes
  • 5 tbsp sesame seeds (mixed)
  • 3 egg white
  • 2 frying pans
  • oven
  • 2 shallow bowls
  • plastic bag

Preheat oven to 120°C/250°F. For the crust, add cornflakes to plastic bag, seal, and crush. Toast sesame seeds and add to a shallow bowl with cornflakes, mixing to combine. Add egg white to other shallow bowl. Coat top of each salmon fillet in egg white, then in cornflake mixture.

Step 2/3

Heat oil in frying pan set over medium-high heat and fry salmon, crust side-down for approx. 3 – 5 min. Then place in the oven at 120°C/250°F and bake for approx. 10 min. In the meantime, clean and cut fennel and onions into wedges and quarter the tomatoes.
  • 1 kg fennel
  • 500 cherry tomatoes
  • 3 red onions
  • oil for frying
  • cutting board
  • knife

Heat oil in frying pan set over medium-high heat and fry salmon, crust side-down for approx. 3 – 5 min. Then place in the oven at 120°C/250°F and bake for approx. 10 min. In the meantime, clean and cut fennel and onions into wedges and quarter the tomatoes.

Step 3/3

Add oil to frying pan set over medium-high heat and sauté onions and fennel for approx. 5 – 7 min. Deglaze the pan with Pernod and white wine and let simmer shortly. Add tomatoes and sugar and simmer for approx.. 5 more min. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve alongside salmon. Enjoy!
  • 50 ml Pernod
  • 50 ml white wine
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • salt
  • pepper
  • oil for frying
  • frying pan

Add oil to frying pan set over medium-high heat and sauté onions and fennel for approx. 5 – 7 min. Deglaze the pan with Pernod and white wine and let simmer shortly. Add tomatoes and sugar and simmer for approx.. 5 more min. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve alongside salmon. Enjoy!