CRUNCHY WASABI CRUSTED SALMON WITH LIME

 

  • Cooking Time: 10
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time:

Backstory

Coarsely ground wasabi peas are used as crumbs. The crunchy texture and the hint of wasabi along with lime zest compliments each other rather well.

Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup wasabi peas (about 3 ounces)
  • 4 (8-ounce) salmon fillets with skin (each about 1 inch to 1 1/4 inches thick)
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lime peel
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Lime wedges

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Blend wasabi peas in processor until ground but with some coarsely crushed pieces.
  • Lightly oil rimmed baking sheet.
  • Arrange salmon fillets, skin side down, on prepared baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle fish with salt.
  • Press ground wasabi peas onto tops of salmon fillets to adhere, covering tops completely.
  • Sprinkle grated lime peel over salmon; drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil.
  • Roast salmon just until opaque in center, about 10 minutes.
  • Transfer salmon fillet to plate.
  • Drizzle with lime juice.
  • Garnish with lime wedges and serve with steamed jasmine rice.

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