-18 degree salmon

Sean Martin

Sean Martin

14th February 2018

-18 degree salmon

This is my recipe for -18 degree celsius salmon with blue hollandaise sauce.

Ingredients

  • ⁣Per one side of salmon:
  • 250g Maldon sea salt
  • 375g demerara sugar
  • 4 star anise
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds zest
  • 3 oranges zest
  • 1 lime zest
  • 1 lemon
  • For the Sauce:
  • Juice of one red cabbage
  • Baking soda
  • Tarragon
  • 150g butter
  • 4 egg yolks

Method

⁣To cure the salmon:
1. Tip all the ingredients for the salt mix into a food processor and whizz until everything is combined and the spices are completely ground.
2. Cover the salmon in the mix and leave for 10hrs, ideally overnight.
For the sauce
1. Juice the cabbage and combine the juice with baking soda and reduce
2. Add tarragon. Whisk the yolks over a Bain Marie
gradually adding the butter till stiff
3. Sieve the reduced liquor and fold into the yolk/butter emulsion
For the Salmon:
1. Wash off the salmon and freeze down to -18 degree celsius
2. When ready to serve, use a pastry brush to apply the sauce, slice the frozen salmon and serve immediately