Achiote Salmon with Quinoa, Watermelon and Arugula

Verlasso Salmon with Achiote Quinoa, Watermelon and Arugula Salad 6 ounce block cut Verlasso salmon Achiote Glaze 1 ounce achiote 1 oz curry powder 1 oz cumin 1 oz mustard 1 large clove garlic 1 ea whole shallot 1 ounce soy sauce 1 ounce olive oil blend 1 lime, juiced blend all in vita prep …

Verlasso Salmon — Fennel Cured with Horseradish Pickled Green Tomatoes, Goat Cheese, Radish and Deviled Egg

Fennel Cured Salmon with Horseradish Pickled Green Tomatoes, Goat Cheese and Radish   Cured Salmon 2 pounds of Verlasso salmon, skin on 3 cups of kosher salt 3 cups of brown sugar ¼  cup black peppercorns, crushed ¼ c fennel seeds 6 sprigs of fresh dill, chopped 1 cup vodka   Method: Mix salt, sugar …

Everything Spice Crusted Salmon, Caponata, Ricotta Salata and Lemon Curd

This main course is all about summer; celebrate with local vegetables and the ever popular Meyer Lemon curd.  Salmon continues to be a popular menu item and well spoken of.  It is important to know as much about your salmon as possible.  Enjoy this summer treat; the recipe may have extra caponata which is great …

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A Few Notes on Salmon…

Salmon I recently saw a menu that stated wild atlantic salmon and realized that the restaurant was embarrassing all other chefs.  Atlantic salmon is a species and a completely farmed product, the largest of the aquaculture industry and grown all over the world.  Pacific salmon includes five species with the majority of them wild caught …

Salmon and Sturgeon Carpaccio, Caviar, Blini and Mache

Salmon and Oregon White Sturgeon Carpaccio Caviar, Mache, Lemon Chive Blini Cure One side salmon One side sturgeon 1 oz fresh dill 1 oz toasted fennel seed, ground 16 oz sea salt 16 oz sugar 16 oz vodka Method: Marinate salmon and sturgeon with dill, salt, fennel, sugar, and vodka 24 to 48 hours. Rinse …

Salmon with Proscuitto, Butternut Squash, Port Reduction and Walnut Pesto

Salmon with Proscuitto, Butternut Squash, Arugula and Guajillo Port Reduction 6 oz salmon, block cut, proscuitto wrapped 3 oz roasted butternut squash 1 oz arugula 2 oz Guallijo Port Reduction Roasted Butternut Squash 2 each butternut squash, peel and large dice. Toss with olive oil, salt and pepper and grainy mustard. Roast in oven at 350 degrees …

Salmon Cured with Plum Wine, Goat Cheese and Pickles

Salmon Cured with Plum Wine Cured Salmon 1 side of salmon, skin on 3# kosher 3# sugar 1 cup peppercorns, crushed 2 cups plum wine Score skin side of salmon, ensure no bones are left Mix salt sugar and peppercorns and distribute evenly over salmon Generously splash plum wine over salmon and cure in refridgerator …

Salmon Rillette

Salmon Rillette Part One 5# salmon, blood vein removed 3 fennel fronds 4 cloves garlic, crushed 4 sprigs thyme 4 bay leaves 1 gal water Method: Poach salmon in seasoned water on medium heat with above ingredients Drain, cool and flake with fork Part Two 6 shallots, fine chopped 1 bunch parsely, chopped fine 1 …

Salmon Pastrami, Salad of Peruvian Purple Potato, Chive and Lemon Confit

Salmon Pastrami Peruvian Purple Potato and Chive Salad Salmon Cure 2c sugar 2 c kosher salt 2 c plum wine 1 salmon fillet, cut in half the longway cover fillets in salt and sugar mix pour plum wine over top and let sit in cooler for 24 hours remove and wash with cold water return …