Recipe courtesy of Sara Moulton

Salmon and Avocado with Sesame Soy Dressing

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 2 servings
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3 tablespoons soy sauce

12 ounce salmon fillet, cut in half

1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil

1/8 teaspoon sugar

2 teaspoons fresh gingerroot, peeled and grated

1 garlic clove, minced

1 chilled firm ripe avocado

1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted


  1. Preheat broiler. Brush salmon with 1 tablespoon of the soy sauce. Place on a baking sheet and broil salmon for 10 minutes or until it is cooked through. In a small bowl whisk together, remaining soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, lemon juice, oil, sugar, ginger, and a pinch of salt until sugar is dissolved. Quarter pit and peel avocado and cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices. Add avocado to dressing and gently turn with a rubber spatula to coat. Plate salmon and divide avocado and dressing between them. Sprinkle sesame seeds over avocado.