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 253 kcal
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


  1. Slice the salmon into strips about an inch thick.

  2. In a bowl combine the pepper, salt, five spice and cornstarch.

  3. Add the salmon pieces and toss well making sure the salmon is well coated.

  4. In a medium sized pan stick pan heat the oil until hot.

  5. 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.

  6. Transfer the salmon to a pepper town to absorb any excess oil.

  7. Serve with rice and garnish with chopped green onions and a sprinkle of red pepper flakes.

Nutrition Facts
Salt and Pepper Salmon Bites
Amount Per Serving (4 oz)
Calories 253 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Sodium 1163mg51%
Potassium 28mg1%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.