Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Braised Salmon with Salted Vegetables

1 pc salmon steak
1 small bunch of salted vegetables -soaked for 5 mins and drained.
1 tomato - cut into quarters
2 slices of ginger
1 tsp minced garlic
1/2 white onion - sliced
2 chili padi
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tbsp soy sauce
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup water
1/2 tsp sesame oil
cooking oil
 cornstarch solution

  1. Marinate the salmon steak with salt and pepper for 30 mins or more.
  2. Heat up oil in a pan, brown the salmon skin.  Remove and set aside.
  3. With the remaining oil, saute the onion, ginger and garlic till aromatic. Add the tomato, salted vegetables, chilli padi and soy sauce and stir fry for a while more.
  4. Add sugar and water. Cover and cook for 10 mins under low heat.
  5. Add salmon to the pan. Cover and cook for 5 mins or until salmon is cooked.  Check seasonings and stir cornstarch solution into the pan and drizzle seasame oil over the dish.
  6. Garnish with parsley and serve warm.