Thursday, May 23, 2013
I was supposed to cook salmon for dinner, but.... was out of ideas. I was on Facebook and asked my fellow reader friends for ideas... lots came flowing in, but some can't be done due to absence of ingredient in my pantry.
I also searched the web for pictures to inspire me and finally I saw one that looked interesting and that spurred me to try using sour plum sauce for the same visual effect. Actually I don't know what ingredients did that picture use, LOL. I was just taken by the physical appeal of it.
I'm happy with this glaze and I think it will work well with other fishes too, or probably chicken or ribs. The ingredients are simple and it's easy to execute.
Salmon with Sour Plum Glaze
2 pcs salmon (500gm)
Sour Plum Glaze
2 Tbsp ginger juice
4 Tbsp sour plum sauce (I used Bidor Kwong Heng)
1 Tbsp sugar (taste and adjust the sugar level before pouring in to cook, different brands of sour plum sauce will differ)
Pinch of salt (optional, do the taste test before using, it depends on the sour plum sauce)
*some lime/lemon juice if you prefer it more tangy
Toasted sesame seeds
Sliced spring onions
Pan fry salmon until golden. Combine glaze ingredients together and pour into the pan. On medium low heat, cook until the glaze sticks well to the salmon. Dish up and sprinkle with sesame seeds and spring onion.
I'll be off for a week.
Happy School Holidays to all !
See you in June for MFF Penang!