Pan-Seared Sesame Seed & Nori Encrusted White Fish With Marinade Reduction



    • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 1/4 cup shoyu
    • 1 tablespoon ginger, peeled and minced
    • 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
    • 16 ounces lemon sole, fluke or flounder
    • 1/4 cup nori flakes
    • 1/4 cup dulse flakes (or kelp flakes)
    • 4 tablespoons black sesame seeds
    • 3 tablespoons flour
    • 2-3 tablespoons coconut oil


    1. Whisk together maple syrup, water, shoyu, ginger and garlic. Pour marinade over fish and marinate for 45 minutes or overnight in the refrigerator.
    2. In a plastic resealable baggie, combine nori flakes, dulse flakes, black sesame seeds and flour.
    3. Drop marinated fish into the baggie and shake to coat with flour mixture (make sure to reserve any remaining marinade).
    4. Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Sear fish, 2-3 minutes on each side.
    5. In a separate saucepot, bring marinade to a boil on a high heat. Cook uncovered until reduced by 2/3.
    6. Drizzle marinade reduction on top of fish before serving.