- In a small saucepan, combine the soy sauce, brown sugar, mirin, vinegar, shallot, garlic and sambal oelek. Bring to a boil. Simmer over medium heat for about 10 minutes or until the sauce is syrupy. Keep the sauce warm.
- Sprinkle the sesame seeds on top of the fish.
- In a non-stick skillet over medium heat, cook the salmon, sesame side down, in the oil for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Turn the salmon and cook for 5 more minutes or until the desired doneness.
- On four serving plates, divide the beans and salmon. Drizzle with the sauce and garnish with the pickled ginger.