Tataki salmon with sesame crust and ginger glaze

Seared salmon in a beautiful ginger glaze. It’ll simply melt in your mouth.

Tataki salmon with sesame crust and ginger glaze
Preparation:
10 Minutes
Cooking:
2 Minutes
Serves:
4+

Ingredients

  • 400g Huon salmon (cut into two equal pieces)
  • ½ tsp salt flakes
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp black sesame seeds
  • ½ tsp cracked black pepper
  • 2 tbsp grapeseed oil
  • 1 cup daikon (cut into thin 10 cm strips)
  • For Marinade
  • 75ml light soy
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp grapeseed oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp ginger (grated)
  • For Ginger Glaze
  • 60ml lime juice
  • 60ml light soy
  • 60ml olive oil
  • 1 tbsp ginger (grated)

Method

  1. 1

    Combine together the marinade ingredients and add in the salmon. Cover, refrigerate and allow to rest for 30 minutes.

  2. 2

    Combine the sesame seeds and pepper and place onto a flat plate. Remove the salmon from its marinade, drain, season then roll into the seed mixture, pressing well to form an even coating.

  3. 3

    Combine together the daikon and cucumber strips. Combine the ginger glaze ingredients

  4. 4

    Heat a pan with the grapeseed oil, then sear the salmon for 20 seconds on each side, keeping the centre raw.

  5. 5

    Place a thin layer of sliced onions into a bowl and top with the daikon and cucumber strips.

  6. 6

    Slice the salmon into thin even pieces and present on top of the salad, then finish with some of the ginger glaze.

  7. 7

    Note: Daikon is a white radish found in the fresh vegetable sections of all supermarkets.

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