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Fish in a sesame crust

Fish in a sesame crust

Fish portions cooked in 2 stages: first in the pan, then in the oven, covered with a sesame paste which turns crisp when baked.

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Last modified on: February 28th 2012

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
21 min.21 min.42 min.
Preservation: To be eaten right away, though the sesame paste can be made in advance
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Step by step recipe

1 Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #1Cut the fish into thick pieces, one per person. Carefully remove all bones and skin. 10 min.
2 Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #2Dry roast 100 g sesame seeds in a small pan on high heat for 5 minutes at most.

You will see that the sesame seeds "jump" like popcorn when they are done.
5 min.
3 Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #3Mix in a bowl with a fork: the sesame seeds, 30 g butter, 1 tablespoon flour, salt and pepper. 3 min.
4 Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #4Salt, pepper and flour the fish pieces on both sides.

Preheat the oven to 180°C (360°F).
3 min.
5 Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #5Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a pan and fry the fish pieces for 1 minute maximum on each side to brown them lightly. 1 min.
6 Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #6Arrange the fish pieces in an oven-proof dish and coat with a thin layer of sesame paste. 5 min.
7 Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #7Bake in the oven for 10 minutes.

If you have an electronic thermometer, stick it into the middle of one of the fish pieces. It will be cooked just right when the temperature reaches 60°C (140°F).
15 min.
8 Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #8Serve straight away with the accompaniment of your choice.

Remarks

You can put the fish under the grill to finish browning, if necessary, so that the crust is nice and crisp.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1354113 gr33 gr86 gr
68 %43 %3 %13 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
20217 gr5 gr13 gr
10 %6 %<1 %2 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
33828 gr8 gr21 gr
17 %11 %1 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 4.78 €
Per person : 1.20 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made
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