Salmon, sesame & asparagus open sandwich served on a plate with a fork alongside

Salmon, sesame & asparagus open sandwich

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 2

Fuel up at lunchtime with a salmon and aspargus open sandwich, full of healthy omega 3 and calcium, and low in calories. Prep to plate takes just 10 minutes

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal308
  • fat14g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre4g
  • protein29g
  • salt1.4g


  • 200g asparagus tips



    Labour-intensive to grow, asparagus are the young shoots of a cultivated lily plant. They're…

  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 170g can of salmon, drained



    With its delicate, sweet flesh and wide availability, salmon is one of the most popular fish.…

  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp white miso (see tip, below)



    One of the best-loved and most delicious fermented foods, miso is a Japanese flavouring made by…

  • 2 slices of rye bread
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds


  1. Heat the grill to its highest setting. Toss the asparagus tips in the sesame oil on a baking tray and grill for 5 mins until tender.

  2. Meanwhile, mix the salmon with the yogurt and miso in a bowl, and toast the rye bread. Divide the miso salmon between the toasts, top with the grilled asparagus, then sprinkle over the sesame seeds to serve.

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