Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Orange & Soy Glazed Salmon with Light Sesame Noodles

Oooo what an orangey looking dish! :D The noodle is parboiled followed by tossing in the sesame sauce, stir frying is not required which is really quick to whip up anytime! Top with a portion of pan fried salmon makes it a healthy and complete meal :D 

Light Sesame Noodles
Ingredient (4 servings)
  • 300gm dried pumpkin noodles
  • 1 bunch broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • toasted sesame seeds for garnishing 

  1. In a large pot of boiling water, add in dried noodles. Loosen the noodle with a chopstick and cook for 1 min.
  2. Add in broccoli and onion and cook for another 3 mins until the broccoli is tender. Reserve 1/2 cup of the water, drain noodle and vegetables.
  3. Meanwhile in a large bowl, whisk together peanut butter, sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, oil, garlic and chilli flakes. Add hot noodle and vegetables, toss to coat, thinning the sauce with a reserved noodle water if necessary. Garnish with sliced chilli and sesame seeds Serve immediately or at room temperature.

Orange & Soy Glazed Salmon
Ingredient (4 servings)
  • 4 x 100gm salmon fillet (seasoned lightly with black pepper & salt)
  • 200ml fresh orange juice
  • 3 tsp apple & lemon soy sauce
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 orange zest
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp cornflour water for thickening

  1. Heat a non-stick pan and lightly grease with olive oil. Add in salmon fillet, skin side down and pan fried for 3 mins until lightly brown and crisp. Gently flip the fillet and pan fry for another 3 mins till all sides are golden brown. Remove salmon and set aside.
  2. Drain off excess oil from the pan, add in orange juice, soy sauce, honey, zest and bring to boil. Stir in sesame oil and cornflour water to thicken the mixture.
  3. Return salmon into the pan and coat evenly with the orange sauce and simmer for 1 min. 
  4. Turn off heat. Place salmon on serving plate and ladle in the orange sauce over. Serve along with light sesame pumpkin noodles at the side.

I'm linking this post to Cook Like A Star, All-Stars Anniversary Party, hosted by Zoe of Bake For Happy KidsMich of Piece of Cake and Joyce of Kitchen Flavours


Unknown said...

Looks really delicious!

kitchen flavours said...

What an orangy and beautiful looking dish! Looks really fresh and delicious! Yum! Yum!
Thanks for linking!

ann low said...

Hi Peng, I really like this noodle dish. Looks so flavourful and delicious. I must look around for the pumpkin noodle soon.
Thanks for sharing your recipe in this month LTU - Orange theme.

Zoe said...

Hi Peng,

You are right that most of your dish do looks orangey to me! Orangey means lots of vitamin C!!! :D


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