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Baked salmon with sesame seeds and tomato

Credit: Photo by Elisa of MyfoodiedaysUK

The oven baked salmon with sesame seeds and tomatoes is a light and tasty dish. Perfect for a quick meal, full of flavour and ready in no time!

Preparing the oven baked salmon is super easy: you just have to coat the salmon with sesame seeds and bake it into the oven for about 20-25 minutes. Then serve it with a side of tomatoes salad or other veggies.

Prep Time:10 minutes

Cook Time:20-25 minutes

Servings:2 people


  • salmon: 2fillets
  • vine tomatoes: 2
  • sesame seeds: 2-3tbsp
  • fresh basilto taste
  • fresh thymeto taste
  • extra virgin olive oilas needed
  • saltas needed
  • pepperas needed


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Put the sesame seedsin a plate. Brush the salmon with a little oil and press it onto the seeds until well coated.
  2. Place the salmon on a traylined with parchment paper with the skin facing down and bake for about 20-25 minutes (it depends on the fillets’ size) into the preheated oven until the sesame seeds are slightly golden.
  3. Cut the tomatoesin half, remove water and seeds and cut into 1 cm dices. Season with salt, pepper, extra virgin olive oil and some chopped basil and thyme. Serve as a side with the baked salmon. 

Now enjoy!

This recipe is from Elisa of My Foodie Days