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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

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
Calories:
530
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie530 kcal(25 %)
Protein49.74 g(51 %)
Fat28.64 g(25 %)
Carbohydrates19.81 g(13 %)
Sugar added2.17 g(9 %)
Roughage6.12 g(20 %)
Vitamin A338.81 mg(42,351 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E5.67 mg(47 %)
Vitamin B₁0.78 mg(78 %)
Vitamin B₂1.09 mg(99 %)
Niacin26.7 mg(223 %)
Vitamin B₆1.68 mg(120 %)
Folate371.86 μg(124 %)
Pantothenic acid3.48 mg(58 %)
Biotin10.16 μg(23 %)
Vitamin B₁₂4.76 μg(159 %)
Vitamin C39.82 mg(42 %)
Potassium1,612.75 mg(40 %)
Calcium229.88 mg(23 %)
Magnesium111.6 mg(37 %)
Iron4.76 mg(32 %)
Iodine0.9 μg(0 %)
Zinc2.68 mg(34 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.67 g
Cholesterol114.47 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

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

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

1.
Salmon Skewers preparation step 1

Rinse sorrel well and spin dry.

2.
Salmon Skewers preparation step 2

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

3.
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.

4.
Salmon Skewers preparation step 4

Rinse asparagus, trim woody ends and peel stalks. 

5.
Salmon Skewers preparation step 5

Thinly slice asparagus on the diagonal and set aside.

6.
Salmon Skewers preparation step 6

Rinse scallions, pat dry and slice thinly. 

7.
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.

8.
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.

9.
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.

10.
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.