Ginger Sesame Salmon Sashimi

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Ginger Sesame Salmon Sashimi

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Ginger Sesame Salmon Sashimi Recipe-

  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh orange juice
  • Twelve 1/8-inch-thick slices (about 1/4 pound) of fresh, wild caught Alaskan salmon, well trimmed, and cut into 2-inch squares
  • One 1/4-inch piece of fresh ginger root, sliced to paper-thin and then cut into matchstick strips (about 24 pieces)
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped chives
  • 2 tablespoons pure grapeseed oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons roasted white sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro (coriander) leaves, chopped
  1. Make a soy-citrus sauce by mixing two tablespoons of the soy sauce in a small bowl with the orange and lime juices.
  2. Take the remaining 1/4 cup of soy sauce and, in a medium sized bowl, toss the salmon with it, allow to stand for 1 minute, and then drain.
  3. Place in a pleasant pattern, three of the salmon slices on each serving plate. Top them with the ginger and chives.
  4. Now, over moderately high burn, heat your grapeseed oil in a small saucepan together with the sesame oil. Heat it until the oils are smoking; this will usually take about 2 minutes.
  5. Drizzle the hot oil over the salmon slices, then do the same with soy-citrus sauce over top. Sprinkle on the chopped cilantro and roasted sesame seeds, and Presto! You are ready to serve your Ginger Sesame Salmon Sashimi!