Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Maple Ginger Glazed Salmon

1 cup of pure maple syrup
4 Tbsp soy sauce
3 Tbsp minced fresh ginger
2 Tbsp minced garlic
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tsp sesame oil
1-2 tsp dried red pepper flakes (depending on how your spice tastes)

Combine all ingredients in small saucepan and bring to a boil. Simmer for about 30 minutes, or until sauce is reduced and thickened. Spread on salmon. Reserve remaining sauce. Heat to serve with the salmon.

Ideally, plank it....soak cedar plank in water for 1/2 hour. Place scallions on plank, and salmon fillet skin side down on top of scallions. Spread sauce on salmon, and grill for about 20 minutes depending on thickness of salmon.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Sauteed Shrimp With Garlic and White Wine

This recipe is from RecipeZaar.I made a small change to make it easier and it came out fine.

1/4 cup butter
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/4 lbs large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup dry white wine (a nice $5 2008 Crane Lake Chardonnay)
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Melt the butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
Add in garlic; stir/saute 2 minutes.
Add in shrimp; stir/saute 2-3 minutes or until shrimp turns pink.
Season with salt and pepper, increase heat to high and add wine and lemon juice.
Bring to a boil; boil 30 seconds.
Reduce heat, add in chopped parsley; stir until heated through.
Transfer to a serving plate; garnish with parsley sprigs and serve immediately.

Thanks to The Wine Trials 2010 for the recommendation on a good cheap white wine.