Sesame Crusted Fish

  • 16 ounces lemon sole, fluke or other whitefish
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup shoyu
  • 1 tbsp. chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 garlic cloved, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tbsp. flour
  • 4 tbsp. black sesame seeds (can use tan)
  • 3 tbsp. grapeseed oil

Combine maple syrup, shoyu, ginger and garlic in a bowl.  Place fish in bowl and marinate 45 minutes or overnight inside the refrigerator.  In a plastic baggie, combine flour with sesame seeds.  Drop marinated fish into the baggie and coat with flour and seeds.  Heat oil in a frying pan on medium/high heat.  Saute fish 2-3 minutes on each side.  Serves four.