Seared Salmon with SASS

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4 - 6 ounces per personSalmon filet, freshest available
Zenaís Sassy Almond-Sesame Sauce, Regular or Hott
Toasted sliced almonds

 

Prepare one large piece or cut into individual portions. Remove any bones with strong tweezers or needlenose pliers. Rinse and pat dry.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Place a heavy, oven-safe skillet on medium-high heat for a minute, add sesame oil to just cover the bottom of the pan. After another minute, when the oil is very hot, place salmon, skin-side up in the pan, jiggle it a little so it doesnít stick.

When the salmon in contact with the pan has turned whitish about a quarter inch in and the edge begins to brown (about three minutes), carefully turn it over to sear the skin side.

When the color begins to change on the skin side the same quarter inch in, and you see a little browning, remove the pan from the heat and drizzle Zenaís Sassy Almond-Sesame Sauce, Regular or Hott, over the top to cover, allowing some to flow onto the pan.

Then slip the pan into the oven. After about 4 or 5 minutes, check the salmon to see if itís cooked to your preference. Serve directly from the hot pan or gently transfer to a heated serving platter or individual plates. Scrape the pan, and drizzle the SASS over the top.

Sprinkle with a few toasted sliced almonds, and prepare yourself for an amazing dinner.


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