Recipe courtesy of Lumiere
Show: The Best Of
Episode: Best of Boston
Total:
12 hr 30 min
Active:
12 hr 25 min
Yield:
3 servings
Level:
None

Ingredients

Ginger Vinaigrette:

Directions

Bring a small pot of salty water to boil. Blanch the watercress until the stems are very soft to the touch. Shock in ice water. Remove watercress from the shocking bath. Squeeze as much water out of the watercress by hand, and then by wrapping up in a kitchen towel. Chop the watercress as finely as possible by hand. Place the chopped watercress in a blender, and slowly add the canola oil. Remove the watercress oil from the blender and refrigerate.

Combine the smoked salmon, shallots, ginger, chives, cucumber and Ginger Vinaigrette in a mixing bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Place a mold of your choice on the plate of your choice, and pack 2 ounces of the smoked salmon mixture into the mold. Top with 1 tablespoon of the creme fraiche. Garnish, if so desired, with 1 teaspoon of the optional caviar. Repeat 3 times. Garnish each plate with a few decorative squiggles of the watercress oil.

Ginger Vinaigrette:

Place the ginger and canola oil in a small pot. Bring to a simmer over low heat. Remove from heat and let stand 12 hours. Strain the oil through a cheesecloth lined strainer. (The ginger oil may be kept in the refrigerator for 3 months.) Combine the ginger oil with as much vinegar and mix well.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Roasted Salmon Nicoise Platter

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Broiled Sockeye Salmon with Citrus Glaze

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Hot Smoked Trout

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Panko-Crusted Salmon

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Eli's Asian Salmon

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Miso-Ginger Marinated Grilled Salmon

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Glazed Salmon With Spiced Carrots

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Grilled Salmon with Citrus Salsa Verde

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Crab Cupcakes 00:50

Make a splash with these too-cute cupcakes that are a cinch to assemble.

Similar Topics:

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Farmhouse Rules

          10:30am | 9:30c

          Farmhouse Rules

          11:30am | 10:30c

          Farmhouse Rules

          12:30pm | 11:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Chopped

          4pm | 3c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Cooks vs. Cons

          10pm | 9c

          Cooks vs. Cons

          11pm | 10c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Get Cooking