Salmon with Honey, Mustard, and Aji Amarillo Glaze

Raven Higheagle

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@ravenhigheagle

Ají amarillo paste is made from a beautiful little yellow chile from Peru. Look for jars of the paste where South American ingredients are sold. This recipe is from chef Aarón Sánchez. Aarón’s passion, commitment and skills have placed him among the country’s leading contemporary Latin chefs


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Serves:

Serves 8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Broil

Ingredients

3 lb
salmon fillet with skin- (1 1/4 to 1 1/2 inches thick)
salt
2 clove
garlic
6 Tbsp
grainy dijon mustard
4 Tbsp
honey
2 Tbsp
ají amarillo paste
1 tsp
rice vinegar
1 tsp
coriander seeds- (crushed)
1/2 tsp
freshly ground black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the broiler. Line a broiler pan with foil and lightly coat with oil.
2
Pat salmon dry and place, skin side down, on pan. Season with 1/2-teaspoon salt.
3
Mince and mash garlic to a paste with a pinch of salt
4
Stir together with mustard, honey, aji amarillo paste, vinegar, coriander, and pepper.
5
Spread mustard mixture evenly on top of salmon
6
Broil 5 to 6 inches from heat until just cooked through, 12 to 15 minutes.
7
Transfer salmon to a platter with 2 large spatulas. Cut into 8 servings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Latin American