Salt and Pepper Salmon Bites

Delicious chunks of fresh salmon tossed in a fragrant salt and pepper five spice and pan fried for a crispy finish! This is such an addictive flavor! Try using shrimp or scallops too. 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 253kcal
Author foodnessgracious


  • 1/2 pound skinless salmon filet
  • 1 tsp coarse black pepper
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp five spice
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup peanut oil
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • red pepper flakes


  • Slice the salmon into strips about an inch thick.
  • In a bowl combine the pepper, salt, five spice and cornstarch.
  • Add the salmon pieces and toss well making sure the salmon is well coated.
  • In a medium sized pan stick pan heat the oil until hot.
  • Gently place the salmon into the hot oil and cook for about 2 minutes. Turn the salmon pieces over and repeat with the other side until salmon is fully cooked.
  • Transfer the salmon to a pepper town to absorb any excess oil.
  • Serve with rice and garnish with chopped green onions and a sprinkle of red pepper flakes.


Serving: 4oz | Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 1163mg | Potassium: 28mg | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.7mg