Sweet Sesame Salmon

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  • 2 tablespoons organic sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons organic low sodium soy sauce
  • 5 cup organic low sodium seafood stock
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons organic cilantro, rough chopped
  • 4 pieces wild salmon
  • 2 tablespoons I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® It’s Organic!
  • 1 tablespoons organic sesame seeds

Optional Ingredient:

  • 2 scallions, sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Add chili sauce, soy sauce, seafood stock, garlic, cilantro to a sealable gallon bag.
  3. Add salmon into the bag making sure the marinade covers the flesh of the salmon. Set aside for 15 minutes.
  4. In a nonstick pan melt one tablespoon of I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® It’s Organic! over medium-high heat. Once melted, add salmon to pan (reserving marinade), flesh side down for 3 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Remove salmon from skillet, and place it skin side down in a nonstick pan or baking sheet, and bake for 5-7 minutes or until cooked thoroughly. Meanwhile, add marinade to hot pan and reduce sauce until it starts to thicken.
  6. Remove from heat add sesame seeds and remaining tablespoon of I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® It’s Organic!
  7. Spoon over fish and enjoy!

Serves 2.

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Jessica "Chef Jess" Swift, MS, RDN, is a classically trained chef and successful catering business owner specializing in turning science into delicious, healthy meals to help her clients live up to their full potential. Read her blog, Chef Jess, and follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.