Fresh Salmon Fillets with Sesame, Orange Ginger Sauce

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Fresh Salmon Fillets with Sesame, Orange Ginger Sauce

Ingredients

3 lb. fresh Salmon Fillet cut into 6 fillets
½ cup dry Kosher Israeli White Wine
½ cup Orange Juice (fresh or frozen)
1 inch fresh Ginger, peeled and minced
3 tbs. Soy Sauce
A dash of Cayenne Pepper to taste

Sauce

4 Oranges, peeled and chopped
1 Red Bell Pepper, cut into thin strips
1 Red Onion, thinly sliced
A handful fresh Cilantro chopped
1 inch fresh Ginger, peeled and minced
Zest of one Orange grated
Juice of one Orange
Zest of one Lemon grated
Juice of one Lemon
1 tsp. Sesame Oil
¼ tsp. dried crushed Red Pepper
Kosher Salt and freshly Ground Black Pepper to taste
1 tsp. Cornstarch as a thickener.

2 tbs. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 tbs. Sesame Seeds, toasted

Directions

Marinade

Whisk the wine, orange juice, ginger and soy sauce in a bowl and then transfer to a baking dish. Place salmon, skin side up, in orange juice mixture; cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

Sauce

In a large bowl add the chopped oranges, red pepper slices, onion, cilantro, ginger, orange zest and juice, lemon zest and juice, sesame oil and season with crushed red pepper, salt and ground pepper. Mix together. Add the ingredients to a large skillet and heat to a simmer. Whisk in a little cornstarch and water to thicken. Do not over thicken, This should remain as a thick sauce.

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Place fish, skin side down, on large baking dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake until fish is just it flakes about 30 minutes. Carefully slide the fillets onto a platter. Pour the sauce over the fish and garnish with sesame seeds. Serve with a fresh salad, some wild rice, and green vegetable and some fresh bread for a complete meal.

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