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Salmon Skewers

with Asparagus and Sorrel Cream

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Salmon Skewers

Salmon Skewers - A natural combination: Fish and Fresh Asparagus

40 min.


for 2 servings
½ bunch
Sorrel (about 25 g)
4 ounces
3 tablespoons
Silken tofu (or crème fraîche)
14 ounces
white Asparagus
1 bunch
11 ounces
Salmon (without skin)
2 tablespoons
1 pinch
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Kitchen utensils

1 large non-stick Skillet, 1 Small skillet, 1 Bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Immersion blender, 1 Salad spinner, 1 Toothpick, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 deep bowl, 1 Citrus juicer

Preparation steps

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Salmon Skewers preparation step 1

Rinse sorrel well and spin dry.

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Salmon Skewers preparation step 2

Remove any thick stems from sorrel and coarsely chop the leaves. Squeeze juice from lemon half.

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Salmon Skewers preparation step 3

Place sorrel in a tall vessel. Add yogurt, tofu and 1 teaspoon lemon juice; season with salt and pepper. Puree with an immersion blender.

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Salmon Skewers preparation step 4

Rinse asparagus, trim woody ends and peel stalks. 

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Salmon Skewers preparation step 5

Thinly slice asparagus on the diagonal and set aside.

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Salmon Skewers preparation step 6

Rinse scallions, pat dry and slice thinly. 

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Salmon Skewers preparation step 7

Rinse salmon, pat dry and cut into strips, about 2 cm (approximately 3/4 inch) wide. Place skinned side up on work surface and roll up each salmon piece from a short side and thread onto a wooden skewer. Season with salt and pepper.

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Salmon Skewers preparation step 8

Heat half the oil in a large nonstick pan over high heat. Cook asparagus until crisp-tender, 4-5 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, a pinch of sugar and the remaining lemon juice.

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Salmon Skewers preparation step 9

Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a small skillet over high heat. Cook salmon skewers until browned in spots, about 2 minutes per side.

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Salmon Skewers preparation step 10

Stir scallions into asparagus and cook until slightly wilted, about 1 minute. Serve salmon skewers on a platter along with the asparagus-scallion mixture and sorrel cream.

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