Cod Salad with Sesame Dressing

Cod Salad with Sesame Dressing

I tend to run around doing errands on Saturday mornings so I like to keep lunches simple. Fairly often it ends up being a salad. Recently I have been trying to eat more sea food and when I came across a recipe for for a white fish salad with sesame dressing by Harumi Kurihara in Harumi's Japanese Cooking I had found my next Saturday lunch. This salad ended up being really tasty and full of sesame flavour. The warm and slightly crisp fish added a nice contrast in to the salad.

Cod Salad with Sesame Dressing

Cod Salad with Sesame Dressing

  • 2 ounces white fish (cod, haddock, etc.)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • 1/2 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds (toasted)
  • 1 teaspoon miso
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon soy
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon mirin
  • a touch of heat (I used a couple drops of chili oil)
  • 1 serving salad greens
  • 1 tomato (sliced)
  • 1 green onion (chopped)
  1. Season the fish with the salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the oil and garlic in a pan.
  3. Add the fish and sear on both sides.
  4. Mix the tahini, sesame seeds, miso, sugar, soy, vinegar, mirin and chili oil in a small bowl.
  5. Assemble the salad.


Cynthia said...

I know I love this salad.

Margot at Coffee & Vanilla said...

It looks very tasty... and I have never tried miso... I must make salad like this!!
Thank you for sharing!

tigerfish said...

Cod is my favorite fish! Like this salad. Light and nutritious!

Thanks for dropping by my blog :)

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