Salmon with Veggies and Spicy Sake Reduction

Salmon with Veggies and Spicy Sake Reduction

An Asian-Fusion dish — The Veggies with Sake Reduction makes a flavorful and elegant topping to the Salmon.  In spite of a bit of quick chopping, an easy dish to prepare.

The Salmon can be either sauteed, or oven-roasted, or even grilled.

Sake Reduction:

1 cup Chicken Broth

1-1/2 cup Sake

1 cup Mirin

1 tbsp. Rice Vinegar

3 DROPS Chili Oil

In heavy sauce pan, combine all ingredients above.  Bring to simmer over high heat — Reduce to about 1/2 cup, 10 to 15 minutes.

Veggies:

Cooking Oil

1 Red or Yellow Pepper — Finely diced

1 Zucchini — Finely diced

2 Carrots — Peeled, finely diced

1 Serrano Chile – Seeded, minced

2 tbsp. Ginger — Minced

2 large cloves Garlic — Minced

1 tsp. Soy Sauce

2 tbsp. chopped Cilantro

Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat — Saute Peppers, Zucchini, Carrot till crisp-tender, about 2 minutes.  Add Veggies and Soy Sauce Sake reduction — Set aside; keep warm.  Add Cilantro only when ready to serve.

Salmon – Sauteed or Oven Roasted

4 Salmon Fillets — Skin removed

Cook Salmon as desired — Saute, oven-roast, or grilled.  Note: If grilled, do not remove the skin.

Place Salmon on plate.  For the Veggie/Sake Topping, mix in chopped Cilantro — Spoon onto Salmon. Garnish with Cilantro sprig — Serve at once.

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