By Beth Hillson

If you love salmon, you’ll want to try this easy and flavorful recipe from Silvana’s Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Kitchen by Silvana Nardone.  You might know Silvana from her blog, Silvana’s Kitchen or from her previous book, Cooking for Isaiah.  Released earlier this month, Silvana’s Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Kitchen contains125 gluten-free, dairy-free recipes for breakfast, brunch, breads, appetizers, salads, soups, homemade pasta, fake-out takeout, TV dinners, restaurant classics, dessert classics, reinvented baking mixes and reinvented dairy-free favorites.

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Sticky Sesame Salmon with Orange Sauce  Sticky Sesame Salmon with Orange Sauce Beauty A131110 Silvana's Kitchen 2014
Serves 4

For the Sauce
1⁄4 cup ketchup
1⁄4 cup orange juice, preferably freshly squeezed
2–4 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons chili paste, such as sambal oelek, or to taste
1 tablespoon sesame oil

For the Fish
4  6-ounce salmon fillets, skin removed
Salt and black pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil
1∕3 cup sesame seeds

Preheat the oven to 350 ̊F.

Make the sauce: In a large bowl, stir together the ketchup, orange juice, sugar, chili paste
and sesame oil. Set aside.

Make the fish: Season the salmon generously with salt and pepper, then drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil. Place the seeds on a plate and dredge the tops of the fillets in the sesame seeds to coat.

In an ovenproof skillet, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat.

Add the salmon, sesame seed side down, to the pan and sear, turning once, until golden
brown, about 3 minutes on each side.

Transfer the skillet to the oven and roast the salmon until cooked through, about 6 minutes.

Generously brush with the orange sauce and serve.

Excerpted from Silvana’s Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Kitchen © 2014 by Silvana Nardone. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

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