Seared salmon with savoy cabbage & orzo pasta in a spiced Dijon cream sauce topped with crispy sweet potato

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Yields2 Servings
 2 5 oz pieces of salmon, skin and pin bones removed
 2 cups savoy cabbage, thinly sliced
 1 cup heavy cream
 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
 2 tbsp olive oil
 ½ cup sweet potato, thinly sliced
  cup orzo pasta, cooked
 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
 1 qt canola oil, for frying
 salt and pepper to taste
1

Season the salmon with salt and black pepper.

2

In a sauté pan, heat the olive oil and place the salmon skin side up in the pan and cook each side of the fish for 2-3 minutes (2 minutes for medium rare, 3 minutes for medium). Remove the fish from the pan and let rest.

3

In that same pan add the heavy cream and bring to a boil. Whisk in the Dijon and then add the cabbage, cooking for 2 minutes or until the cabbage is soft and slightly wilted. Add in the cooked orzo and cook for 30 seconds. Turn off the heat and mix in the parsley.

4

In a separate pan heat the canola oil to 300 degrees. Gently drop the sweet potato slices in and fry until crispy and golden in color. Remove from the oil using a slotted spoon and let dry on paper towels. Sprinkle with salt to taste.

5

When you are ready to plate, place the cabbage-orzo mixture on the bottom of the plate and place the fish on top. Top with the crispy potato chips. Enjoy!

Ingredients

 2 5 oz pieces of salmon, skin and pin bones removed
 2 cups savoy cabbage, thinly sliced
 1 cup heavy cream
 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
 2 tbsp olive oil
 ½ cup sweet potato, thinly sliced
  cup orzo pasta, cooked
 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
 1 qt canola oil, for frying
 salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1

Season the salmon with salt and black pepper.

2

In a sauté pan, heat the olive oil and place the salmon skin side up in the pan and cook each side of the fish for 2-3 minutes (2 minutes for medium rare, 3 minutes for medium). Remove the fish from the pan and let rest.

3

In that same pan add the heavy cream and bring to a boil. Whisk in the Dijon and then add the cabbage, cooking for 2 minutes or until the cabbage is soft and slightly wilted. Add in the cooked orzo and cook for 30 seconds. Turn off the heat and mix in the parsley.

4

In a separate pan heat the canola oil to 300 degrees. Gently drop the sweet potato slices in and fry until crispy and golden in color. Remove from the oil using a slotted spoon and let dry on paper towels. Sprinkle with salt to taste.

5

When you are ready to plate, place the cabbage-orzo mixture on the bottom of the plate and place the fish on top. Top with the crispy potato chips. Enjoy!

Seared salmon with savoy cabbage & orzo pasta in a spiced Dijon cream sauce topped with crispy sweet potato
2017 La Chenaie Riesling

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2017 La Chenaie Riesling