Thursday, September 23, 2010

Braised Salmon with Celery

2 pcs of salmon steak
2 red chilli padi
2 stalks of celery - sliced diagonally into pcs
1 tomato - cut into quarters
some julienned ginger
1 tsp of minced garlic
2 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 cup water
1/2 tsp sesame oil
cornstarch solution
cooking oil
salt and pepper to taste

  1. Marinate the salmon steak with salt and pepper for 30 mins or more.

  2. Heat up oil in a pan, saute the ginger and garlic till fragrant.  Add the tomato, celery, chilli padi and soy sauce and stir fry for a while more.

  3. Add sugar and water.  Cover and cook for 10 mins under low heat.

  4. Add salmon to the pan.  Cover and cook for 5 mins or until salmon is cooked.

  5. Check seasonings and add salt to taste if needed.  Stir cornstarch solution to thicken the sauce and drizzle some sesame oil.

  6. Dish up and serve warm.