Soba Noodles:
1 pound soba noodles, cooked al dente
1/2 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1/4 cup coarsely chopped cilantro
3 scallions finely chopped

Place noodles in a large bowl. Whisk together the soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, ginger, olive oil and sesame oil. Pour over the noodles, add the cilantro and toss to combine, season with salt and pepper. Garnish with scallion.

4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
Salt and pepper
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
2 tablespoons black sesame seeds
2 tablespoons olive oil

Season salmon on both sides with salt and pepper. Mix together the sesame seeds in a medium bowl. Dredge salmon skin-side down in the seeds. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sear the salmon seed-side down in the pan and cook until golden brown. Turn the fillets over and continue cooking for 3 to 4 minutes for medium doneness.

Yield: 4 servings