Sesame-crusted Arctic char on soba noodles

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Makes

4 Servings

Sesame-crusted Arctic char on soba noodles

Sesame-crusted arctic char on soba noodles Photo by Erik Putz


Ingredients

  • 2 280-g skin-on Arctic char fillets , cut in half
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 cup mixed black and white sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp minced ginger
  • 1/2 tsp sriracha hot sauce
  • 3 3-g bundles soba noodles
  • 1 cup frozen edamame
  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 1 tsp dark sesame oil

Instructions

  • BOIL a medium pot of water.
  • SPRINKLE fillets with salt. Season with fresh pepper. Lightly coat flesh with 1 tbsp hoisin. Pour sesame seeds onto a large plate. Press fillets, flesh-side down, into seeds to cover.
  • WHISK remaining 2 tbsp hoisin with vinegar, ginger and sriracha in a large bowl until combined.
  • COOK soba and edamame in boiling water, until al dente, 4 min. Drain and rinse under cold water. Drain well, then toss with hoisin mixture until well coated.
  • HEAT a large frying pan over medium-high. Add canola and sesame oil, then fillets, seed-side down. Cook until golden, flipping halfway through, 5 to 7 min.
  • SERVE noodles with arctic char overtop.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 347,
  • Protein
  • 33 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14 g,
  • Fat
  • 19 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 365 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • Zinc