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Boiled Sesame Salmon Bibimbap Recipe

4 servings SERVINGS

Ingredients

    Salmon

    • One 12-oz (340-g) salmon fillet, skin on and scaled, pin bones removed
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
    • 2 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) mirin (Japanese sweet cooking wine)
    • 1 teaspoon peeled and finely grated fresh ginger
    • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
    • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

    Vegetables

    • Fine sea salt
    • 4 oz (115 g) bean sprouts
    • 8 oz (230 g) baby spinach
    • 2 teaspoon soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
    • 2 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
    • 4 teaspoon grapeseed or other neutral oil
    • 8 oz (230 g) shiitake mushrooms, stems removed, caps cut into thin strips
    • 4 teaspoon mirin (Japanese sweet cooking wine)
    • 2 carrots, peeled and cut into matchsticks

    Bibimbap

    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) gochujang (Korean chile bean sauce) or Chinese chile bean sauce
    • 2 tablespoon water
    • 2 tablespoon sugar
    • 4 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
    • 2 teaspoon unseasoned rice vinegar
    • 4 cups hot steamed rice
    • 4 wok-fried eggs (optional)

    In Salmon: Everything You Need to Know + 45 Recipes (Chronicle Books, 2016) acclaimed author Diane Morgan has crafted a go-to reference for home cooks who want to add more creative preparations of salmon to their repertoire. The book provides the basics as well as tips including: Wild versus Farmed Salmon, Know Your Species, Salmon and Health, and a Salmon Preparation Primer.

    Bibimbap is a traditional Korean one-dish meal that marries rice, assorted vegetables, oftentimes kimchi, a raw or fried egg, seaweed strands, and, perhaps, a small amount of meat, chicken, or fish. It’s the ultimate grazing bowl and a terrific way to utilize leftovers. A good-size portion of rice is spooned into a large bowl and colorful mounds of cooked ingredients are arranged on top. The popular Korean chile bean sauce known as gochujang is thinned with a little water, sweetened with a bit of sugar, and flavored with Asian sesame oil, vinegar, and sometimes garlic and served as a sauce with the dish. Look for gochujang in Korean markets, in Asian markets selling Korean foods, or online. Chinese chile bean sauce is a fine substitute.

    • Published on Jan 22, 2018
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