Sesame Salmon with Zoodles

Sesame Salmon with Zoodles

OK so this recipe is the easiest recipe in the world. I purchased everything for it at Trader Joe’s. And when I say everything, I mean the three main ingredients it takes to make it to your plate. Get to it, and make this Sesame Salmon with Zoodles.

I started with the salmon. I cut a larger filet in two. I seasoned it with salt and pepper then seared it in a little bit of olive oil, skin side up.
Sesame Salmon with Zoodles
Sesame Salmon with Zoodles

Then, I cooked it for approximately 4 minutes then turned it skin side down and cooked for an additional 3 to 4 minutes. I removed it from the pan, sprinkled it with fresh lemon juice and sesame seeds then I let it rest.

While the salmon was cooking, I washed the zucchini and cut the ends off. I placed the zucchini in my spiralizer and got myself some zoodles.

I placed the zoodles in a large saute pan with a touch of olive oil and cooked them for 4-5 minutes. These babies cook super fast. Turn the heat off, then  add the Carrot Ginger Miso Dressing and toss everything together until the zoodles are evenly coated.

Use a deep dish or bowl to plate this meal as the zoodles release quite a bit of water and so does the dressing.

This is a beautiful, clean, healthy and super quick dinner. I hope you enjoy it.

Trader Joe’s Shopping List:

  • Carrot Ginger Miso Dressing (In the refrigerated produce area)
  • 4 Medium Zucchini
  • Fresh Wild Caught Salmon Filets (Meat area)

Sesame Salmon with Miso Zoodles

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: Easy
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  • 1/2 Cup Carrot Ginger Miso Dressing (or more)
  • 4 Medium Zucchini
  • Fresh Wild Caught Salmon Filet (2)
  • Lemon Juice from 1/2 lemon
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Black sesame seeds


  1. Season the salmon with salt and pepper.
  2. Saute the salmon in olive oil,  skin side up for 4 minutes. Flip it skin side down and cook for another 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and sprinkle with lemon juice and with black sesame seeds and allow it to rest.
  3. Meanwhile, spiralize the zucchini.
  4. Heat a good drizzle of olive oil in a large saute pan. Add the zucchini and cook for 4-5 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the dressing. Toss well.
  5. Plate the zoodles in a deeper dish or bowl and top with a salmon filet.

Recipe written and tested by Hannah Hiller of


  1. so simple yet so delicious! Love having salmon like this (:
    1. It is the best!!

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