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Sesame Salmon

Soft, flaky, and packed full of flavor- this pan-fried sesame salmon recipe is an absolute must-try if you’re looking for a quick and easy meal to whip up. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Course, Meat, Seafood
Cuisine American, Seafood
Servings 2 servings


  • ½ lb salmon skin on, cut into 4-5 portions
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 green onions
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame seed oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp mirin


  • Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  • Sprinkle the salmon with the salt.
  • Heat the oil in a large cast-iron or nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Place the salmon, skin-side up, in the oil and cook for about 3-5 minutes.
    Salmon in skillet
  • Meanwhile, finely chop the whites of the green onion and slice the green
    Green Onions
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk the green onion whites, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, sesame seed oil, sesame seeds, honey, and mirin.
  • Carefully flip the salmon and spoon the sauce over the fillets.
  • Transfer the pan to the oven and bake for about 3-5 minutes, until the fish
    flakes easily with a fork.
    Cooked salmon in pan
  • Garnish the salmon with the sliced green onion and more sesame seeds.
    Sesame Salmon
Keyword Sesame Salmon
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