- 1/2 tsp sesame seeds
- 1/2 tsp poppy seeds
- 1/2 tsp dried minced onion
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
- 4 3-ounce salmon fillets
Toast the sesame seeds in a dry, nonstick skillet over medium heat for about a minute. Add the rest of the seasonings and remove from heat. Toss together and allow to cool. Store in a covered jar until ready to use.
Press the seasoning onto the salmon fillets. Place the salmon in a baking dish and bake for 20 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
Serve with grains and veggies or a salad and rice.
Salmon is done when it is no longer translucent in the center.
You can also use this spice on flatbreads, grilled chicken, or other grilled fish.
Each 1-fillet serving contains: 535 calories, 35 grams of fat, 8 grams of saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 140 mg cholesterol, 151 mg sodium, 0 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 0 g sugar, and 52 g protein.
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Stephanie Ronco has been editing for Food and Health Communications since 2011. She graduated from Colorado College magna cum laude with distinction in Comparative Literature. She was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 2008.