August 11, 2017

Salmon With Tomato, Basil With Garlic Aioli

Flavoursome salmon.

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Ingredients
  • 4 Salmon Steaks
  • Murray River Salt Flakes and Cracked Pepper for seasoning 
  • 4 ripe Tomatoes
  • 1 Avocado
  • Handful of fresh Basil
  • 1 Red Onion
  • Lashings of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (“EVOO”)
  • Splash of Verjus
Garlic Aioli Ingredients:
  • 1 large Egg - room temp
  • 200ml Wild Garlic Infused Olive Oil
  • 100ml Verjus
  • Pinch of Murray River Salt Flakes - to taste
  • 1 Lemon or Lime squeezed
  • 1 tsp. Mustard Powder
Directions
  1. In a tall glass or ceramic tall jar add the egg.
  2. With a stick blender start whizzing the egg until really creamy.
  3. Slowly drizzle the Garlic EVOO whilst still blending until the consistency is creamy and thick. Add the Mustard and Lemon (or Lime) juice and slowly add the Verjuice whilst still blending. Set aside.
  4. Chop Tomatoes, Red Onion, and Avocado; along with roughly ripped Basil Leaves, toss in a bowl adding a splash of Verjuice, a pinch of Salt Flakes and lashings of EVOO. Set aside.
  5. Add Salt Flakes and Cracked Pepper on the 4 Salmon Steaks and toss until evenly coated.
  6. Heat pan with a drizzle of EVOO. Cook skin side first at a high temperature for 2 minutes, turn and cook for a further 1 minute.
  7. Place Tomato Salad on each dinner plate then pop the salmon on top and pour the Garlic Aioli over at the table.