Sunday, November 18, 2012

Teppanyaki Salmon


Eating out has become part and parcel of our Malaysian culture. Malaysians on the whole seem really comfortable with eating out due to a couple of reasons. Some say eating out is cheaper, others don't have a choice due to slogging for money, the rest are not interested in cooking whereas married women these days are more interested in other things or they prefer their kitchen to remain as a showroom. Dang! Whatever, it is non of my business to comment, but obviously home food is healthier and somewhat cheaper according to my calculation. I admit I eat out as well, but generally it is a home meal (Indian Onion Soup, Mutton Curry, Garlic Coriander Rice, Vegetable Raita & Egg Foo Yung). A once a while treat is also Japanese food and between the array of selection offered, that being sashimi, tempura or teppanyaki etc. etc, cooked with tuna (Fried Tuna Cutlet) and salmon, salmon teppanyaki is definitely a favourite. Now, instead of heading back to a Japanese restaurant, I made this Teppanyaki Salmon (Grilled Salmon, Curry Leaves Grilled Salmon & Thai Salmon Noodle Soup). A spicy version indeed, Teppanyaki Salmon paired alongside a salad made with yellow and red capsicum, zucchini, cabbage and romaine lettuce. Here's to the recipe guys!!

Ingredients
For the salmon
300g (one medium size piece) salmon - cut into two
1 tbsp Japanese soya sauce
1 tbsp hoisin sauce
1 tsp sugar
2 red chillies - sliced into medium size pieces
Crushed black pepper to taste
2 tbsp oil
(Note: add salt only if needed)

Salad sauce
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp yellow mustard
1 red chilli - sliced thinly
*** Mix these ingredients together

Method
Marinate salmon with all the ingredients except oil for at least 1 hour.
In heated oil, sear both sides of salmon (only the fish) till nice and brown.
Then pour the marination in.
Simmer and cook until sauce is thicken.
In a serving plate, place salmon, pour the sauce atop rice and serve with the salad.
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15 comments:

  1. I love the presentation of your food...
    Nice

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  2. I'm always a japanese food since like ever!! your recipe here look's delicious and the presentation of the meal make me wanna eat them now!!

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  3. Sure it is cheaper to cook and eat at home. We bloggers are good at it.
    I like the condiments you used for this dish. will have to look for a gluten free option of hoisin sauce.

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  4. You make delicious food and awesome presentation.

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  5. I've heard about tepinyaki but have never tried it - this looks fantastic :)

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  6. hi nava- oooooooooooo so delicious looking. very beautifully captured images too. have a nice day

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  7. If i can cook as well as you, i'll be eating at home everyday.. =D

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  8. You've got some nice work there, Nava! My son loves salmon & we usually just butter it & add lemon after grilling.

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  9. Such a simple preparation but definitely healthy and yummy!

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  10. you made it sound like so eay. maybe one of these day i will try it

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  11. I never felt like trying japanese cuisine..but this pics makes me hungry .here in chennai i saw a japanese restaurnt .so this weekend we ll definetly go n try this dish :)

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  12. It looks stunning. And sounds easy to make. Yummy :)

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