Sweet and Sour Salmon

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3 Aug
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Sweet and Sour Salmon


For the pan seared salmon, you’ll need:

  • Skinless salmon fillets
  • Vegetable oil
  • Green onions or cilantro
  • Sesame seeds
  • Salt

And the homemade sweet and sour sauce ingredients you’ll need are:

  • Cornstarch
  • Soy sauce
  • Pineapple juice
  • Honey
  • Light brown sugar
  • Rice vinegar
  • Ketchup
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Garlic
  • Fresh ginger

How to Make Sweet and Sour Sauce

  • In a bowl, whisk together cornstarch and soy sauce (the cornstarch is what will thicken up the sauce).
  • Mix in soy sauce, pineapple juice, honey and brown sugar.
  • Also mix in rice vinegar, ketchup and red pepper flakes.
  • Then heat a little oil in a skillet and lightly saute garlic and ginger.
  • Pour in the sauce mixture and let it thicken up and know you’ve got an incredibly delicious homemade sweet and sour sauce.

How to Pan Sear Salmon

  • Let salmon rest on counter for 10 minutes to come to room temperature.
  • Dab both sides of the salmon dry with paper towels, then season with salt.
  • Heat oil in heavy skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Once the oil is shimmering, cook salmon on one side for about 4 minutes, then flip and cook the other side for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Plate salmon and spoon sweet and sour sauce over top, then garnish with green onions and sesame seeds.

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