Fish in a sesame crust

Step by step recipe:

  1. 10 min.Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #1
    Cut the fish into thick pieces, one per person. Carefully remove all bones and skin.
  2. 5 min.Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #2
    Dry 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.
  3. 3 min.Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #3
    Mix in a bowl with a fork: the sesame seeds, 30 g butter, 1 tablespoon flour, salt and pepper.
  4. 3 min.Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #4
    Salt, pepper and flour the fish pieces on both sides.

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (360°F).
  5. 1 min.Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #5
    Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a pan and fry the fish pieces for 1 minute maximum on each side to brown them lightly.
  6. 5 min.Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #6
    Arrange the fish pieces in an oven-proof dish and coat with a thin layer of sesame paste.
  7. 15 min.Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #7
    Bake 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).
  8. Fish in a sesame crust : Photo of step #8
    Serve 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.

Source:

Home made

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