Fillet of Salmon in a Porcini Pumpkin Seed Crust

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy
Ingredients
  • 6 (5-ounce) fillets of salmon
  • 2 ounces dried porcini mushrooms
  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup pure vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
Directions
  • Add porcini to blender and process to fine dust, remove and set aside. Add pumpkin seeds to blender and lightly pulse until seeds are like fine pebbles.

  • Remove and combine with porcini dust. Season the fillets with salt and pepper. Gently pat 1 tablespoon of porcini mixture on top of each fillet - top only. Heat vegetable oil in large skillet until it reaches the smoke point, add fillets crust-side down. Sear well for one minute, add butter, continue to cook 3 minutes over medium-low heat, turn fillet over and cook second side for 3 minutes. Remove from pan.


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