Salmon in Marinade with Cilantro Mint Vinaigrette
Prep Time: 30 mins.
Cook Time: 30 mins.
(Total time will vary with appliance and setting.)
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Ingredients32 oz. salmon fillet
1 c. soy sauce
1 c. rice wine vinegar
1 Tbsp. Asian sesame oil
2 c. chopped scallions
1 Tbsp. dried red chile flakes
2-3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
Cilantro Mint Vinaigrette:
1/8 c. peanut oil
1/4 c. rice wine vinegar
1/4 c. each of coarsely chopped mint, cilantro, and parsley
1 Tbsp. honey
1/2 tsp. chopped ginger
Dash chili oil
In a bowl, mix together all the marinade ingredients.
In a large shallow dish, pour marinade over the salmon and refrigerate, covered, for 1 hour.
In a blender combine all the ingredients, except the oil, and blend until smooth.
Slowly add peanut oil.
Season with salt and pepper.
Preheat grill or large saute pan.
Remove salmon from marinade and place on a hot grill or sear in pan.
Grill about 3 mins. each side; or saute in a skillet over high heat for about 2 mins. on each side. (Cook in several batches if necessary.)
Finish in 375 degree oven for 8-12 mins.
Yield: 8 servings
(This recipe was demonstrated in Edward's Culinary Arts program.)