Sesame Ginger Salmon over Crunchy Ramen Slaw #SaucyMama

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Sesame Ginger Salmon over Crunchy Ramen Slaw

I am so excited to share with you my 2015 entry into the Saucy Mama Recipe Contest!

I present to you, my contribution to the seafood category: Sesame Ginger Salmon over Crunchy Ramen Slaw!


I am super excited to be among the 25 bloggers that are taking part in this contest.  It’s a qualifying event for the World Food Championships, that is being held in Kissimmee, Florida, this November.

Each blogger who was selected to participate, was given the choice of which Saucy Mama Sauces  they would like to work with.  Oh, my! Where to begin?  After much contemplation, here is the line up of which sauces I chose:

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We had to make a recipe that fit in to one of these categories:  Burger, Sandwich, Bacon, Seafood, Pasta or Fresh Recipe.  My mind was swimming with saucy ideas, and I couldn’t WAIT to get started.

I have a love affair with all things ginger, so I knew I wanted to use the Pacific Rim Ginger Dressing.  Once I decided on what I would be making, I decided I just HAD to throw in the Miso Orange Sesame, as well.

They went so well together with the Asian style slaw and salmon I created.

Sesame Ginger Salmon over Crunchy Ramen Slaw

I made a marinade for the salmon using the Miso Orange Sesame Dressing, sweetened up with some brown sugar.

Sesame Ginger Salmon over Crunchy Ramen Slaw

Once the salmon was grilled, I glazed it with this deliciousness – made with Pacific Rim Ginger Dressing, and some fresh orange zest and juice.

Sesame Ginger Salmon over Crunchy Ramen Slaw

The glazed salmon would have been perfect as it was, but I had to kick it up a notch.  I LOVE colorful food, don’t you?

Sesame Ginger Salmon over Crunchy Ramen Slaw

I made this AH-Mazing crunchy ramen slaw, and dressed it with BOTH dressings.  The slaw has mandarin oranges, and really brought out that subtle flavor of orange to the salmon.  It was a match made in heaven.

Saucy Mama Heaven.

Sesame Ginger Salmon over Crunchy Ramen Slaw

These two sauces I will be ordering time and time again.  I bet you would love to try them — right?

Keep reading, you can win THREE Saucy Mama Sauces of your OWN!

Sesame Ginger Salmon over Crunchy Ramen Slaw

Yield: 4 servings

Sesame Ginger Salmon over Crunchy Ramen Slaw #SaucyMama

close up of Sesame Ginger Salmon over Crunchy Ramen Slaw

Flavors of orange, sesame and ginger throughout this salmon and crunchy fresh ramen slaw, your tastebuds will be in heaven!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes


  • 2 (3 ounce packages) ramen noodles, flavor packet removed
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 (16 ounce) bag cole slaw mix
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 2 cups purple cabbage, sliced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 (15 ounce) can Mandarin Oranges
  • 1/2 cup scallions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup Saucy Mama Miso Orange Sesame Dressing
  • 1/2 cup Saucy Mama Pacific Rim Ginger Dressing
  • 4 (5 ounce) salmon fillets
  • 1/4 cup Saucy Mama Miso Orange Sesame Dressing
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 Tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup Saucy Mama Pacific Rim Ginger Dressing
  • 1 Tablespoon orange zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • scallions for garnish


TO PREPARE THE SLAW: Toast broken pieces of ramen noodles and almond slices on a cookie sheet at 425 degrees for 5 minutes, toss, return to oven for about 3 minutes more until they are golden brown. Set aside. Add all of the veggies to a big bowl. Right before you are ready to serve, add oranges, toasted ramen noodles and almonds, pour dressing on, and toss.


Mix up the marinade and pour over salmon in a shallow dish. Place in fridge, after 30 minutes, flip salmon pieces over. Refrigerate for another 30 minutes. Prepare the glaze, refrigerate until ready to use. Place salmon pieces in either a hot skillet, or on the grill. (Spray with non-stick cooking spray to prevent salmon from sticking) Salmon will be done if cooked for about 7-8 minutes on each side. Brush on glaze. Garnish with scallions.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1717Total Fat: 100gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 76gCholesterol: 240mgSodium: 4324mgCarbohydrates: 119gFiber: 12gSugar: 68gProtein: 90g

Nutrition isn't always accurate.

Want to WIN THREE Saucy Mama Sauces of YOUR OWN?

It’s easy! Between now and June 1st, 2015, leave a comment on this blog post below and get one entry –  and for a bonus, visit my twitter page (follow me if you aren’t already) and retweet the #SaucyMama twitter post  – I will give you a second entry!

I will announce the winner June second on my facebook page, and contact them via email.

I can’t begin to tell you how gloriously good ALL of the Saucy Mama Sauces are! Take a peek at them here.

Sesame Ginger Salmon over Crunchy Ramen Slaw

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  1. Such a beautiful looking dish!.
    I’m always amazed when I see such a daunting list of ingredients become something wonderful.
    Followed you on twitter and retweeted too.

  2. i am a bit confused, this is certainly not a cost friendly meal, for the dressings alone it’s nearly 18 dollars on top of the salmon we’re talking near 30 dollars as amazing as this sounds i’m wondering what type of seasoning, sauce or spice i can actually use to mimick this awesome sounding meal. So sorry i generally dont leave remarks of any type negative but this is so costly i couldnt imagine this being a weeknight meal for children in any household on a budget is there another type of fish maybe that would be firm enough to sub for salmon maybe?

    1. Hi, Mariea. This is a recipe that I developed for that particular sauce company. If you wanted to mimic this and get similar results, use an Asian Ginger dressing that is more cost effective for you. Add the orange zest and juice to get that orange taste. I have used something similar to this on shrimp, also. I find that purchasing salmon at places like Costco or Sam’s is way more economical. I hope this helps!

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