Sesame-Crusted Salmon with Lemon and Ginger

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2014, America's Test Kitchen TV

For a rich, full-flavored coating, we looked to Japan—and the Middle East.

SERVES4

TIME1¼ hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Most sesame-crusted salmons are one-note affairs in which rich, fatty salmon is coated with bland sesame seeds. We brine our fillets to ensure that each piece is seasoned and remains moist after cooking. The sesame seeds themselves are brin...

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