Sesame Crusted Walu

Source: Recipe from Chef Glenn Wielo
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Main Ingredient: Seafood
Menu Part: Entree
Cuisine Type: American
Serves: 12

Black and white sesame seeds make a lovely crust for walu filets. The filets are artfully arranged with rice and Chinese long beans and served with a spicy curry sauce.


1 1⁄2 cups canola oil
12  6-oz. walu filets
2 1⁄4 cups black and white sesame seeds
7 1⁄2 cups jasmine rice, cooked
1 1⁄2 lb. Chinese long beans
3 cups basic red curry
12 edible orchid flowers
Black and white sesame seeds, for garnish


1. Lightly oil and season walu. Roll walu in sesame seeds, covering well.

2. On a hot, oiled sizzle plate, cook walu in a 400° F. oven approx. 15 min., flipping once.

3. Mound rice in the center of a serving plate. Wrap beans around rice and ladle curry around rice. Place walu on rice and garnish with sesame seeds and an orchid.