Knife-Cut Salmon Tartar With Black Truffle Tapenade

Served with egg yolk, green onion, guindilla, olive oil, and chopped parsley

This recipe looks fancy but can be made by anyone. Impress your house guests with some Knife-Cut Salmon Tartar.

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4
Servings
810
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Scottish salmon
  • 1 Cup kosher salt
  • 1 Cup granulated sugar
  • 5 stems of scallion (finely chopped)
  • 20 each guindilla peppers, finely chopped (save brine)
  • 1/2 Cup chopped Italian parsley
  • 1/2 Cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 quail eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons truffle paste

Directions

In a medium bowl mix sugar and salt. Coat salmon with mix and let sit for 40 minutes. (This is called curing). After 40 minutes in salt and sugar, rinse salmon in cold water and pat dry. Cut salmon in large cubes.  Set aside in refrigerator.

In a separate bowl, mixed chopped guindilla, scallion, and parsley.  Add olive oil and 2 tbsp of the guindilla pepper brine.  Make like rough chopped pesto.

To plate:
Place 2 tablespoons each of gondola mix to 4 plates of choice.
Divide salmon in four 4oz portions. Place on top of guindilla mix. 
Separate yolk on salmon. 
Put 1/2 a tbsp of truffle paste for last touch on dish.

Enjoy!

Salmon Shopping Tip

A fresh fish should not smell fishy nor have milky, opaque eyes; it should have bright red gills, firm flesh, and a tight anal cavity.

Salmon Cooking Tip

Whole fish should be stored upright in ice in the refrigerator.

Salmon Wine Pairing

Pinot gris/grigio, sauvignon blanc, sémillon, albariño, or rosé with most cooked salmon dishes; pinot noir with salmon in red wine or other strong sauce; grüner veltliner, rosé, or vintage or non-vintage champagne or sparkling wine with smoked salmon.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
44g
68%
Sugar
64g
N/A
Saturated Fat
8g
39%
Cholesterol
138mg
46%
Protein
30g
60%
Carbs
79g
26%
Vitamin A
160µg
18%
Vitamin B12
4µg
63%
Vitamin B6
2mg
100%
Vitamin C
485mg
100%
Vitamin D
0.1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
10mg
52%
Vitamin K
222µg
100%
Calcium
101mg
10%
Fiber
11g
45%
Folate (food)
117µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
117µg
29%
Iron
4mg
20%
Magnesium
98mg
25%
Monounsaturated
24g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
13mg
64%
Phosphorus
422mg
60%
Polyunsaturated
8g
N/A
Potassium
1543mg
44%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
26.4%
Sodium
1879mg
78%
Sugars, added
50g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.6mg
39.7%
Zinc
1mg
10%