Oven baked salmon with sesame seeds and tomatoes

Salmone al sesamo al forno con pomodori

The oven baked salmon with sesame seeds and tomatoes is a light and tasty dish. Perfect for a quick meal, full of flavour and ready in no time!

Preparing the oven baked salmon is super easy: you just have to coat the salmon with sesame seeds and bake it into the oven for about 20-25 minutes. Then serve it with a side of tomatoes salad or other veggies.
I love salmon and this is one of the recipes that I like to prepare when I have no time but I want a yummy and fullfilling dish.

Salmone fresco ai semi di sesamo - close up

Oven baked salmon with sesame seeds and tomatoes

Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:20-25 minutes
Servings:2 people


  • salmon: 2 fillets
  • vine tomatoes: 2
  • sesame seeds: 2-3 tbsp
  • fresh basil to taste
  • fresh thyme to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil as needed
  • salt as needed
  • pepper as needed


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Put the sesame seeds in a plate. Brush the salmon with a little oil and press it onto the seeds until well coated. Filetti di salmone crudi con semi di sesamo
  2. Place the salmon on a tray lined with parchment paper with the skin facing down and bake for about 20-25 minutes (it depends on the fillets' size) into the preheated oven until the sesame seeds are slightly golden.
  3. Cut the tomatoes in half, remove water and seeds and cut into 1 cm dices. Season with salt, pepper, extra virgin olive oil and some chopped basil and thyme. Serve as a side with the baked salmon.Salmone al sesamo al forno con pomodori

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