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Salmon with Sesame Butter


Farm-Raised Arctic Char Fillet

Breakstone's All-Natural Unsalted Butter


Roland Pure Sesame Oil

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From "The New Basics Cookbook" by Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins

For the Marinade
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon soy sauce

For the Salmon
4 salmon steaks (about 8 ounces each)
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1/2 teaspoon celery seeds
Sesame Butter (recipe follows), chilled

For the Sesame Butter
8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds (see preparation for toasting)
2 tablespoons minced chives or scallions (green onions)
2 teaspoons sesame oil
2 teaspoons soy sauce
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

The unique flavor of lime juice combined with soy sauce and sesame seeds sets these salmon steaks apart.

Makes 4 portions

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