' Dunham Cellars - Sauteed King Salmon over Creamy Lentils

Sauteed King Salmon over Creamy Lentils

Sauteed King Salmon over Creamy Lentils

Harvest 2003

Ingredients for Salmon:

8 -6 oz. Alaska King Salmon filets
2 T. Butter
2 t. Olive oil
Kosher or sea salt
Fresh ground black pepper

Directions:

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Heat a medium, non stick saute pan, add oil and butter, saute salmon until golden and crispy, turn over, then place entire pan in a 450 degree oven for 2-4 minutes, until salmon is medium rare. Remove from pan, rest 2 minutes before plating.

Ingredients for Creamy Lentils:

2 T. butter
2 cup Red lentils, par cooked
2 cup french green lentils, par cooked
2 cup Brown lentils, par cooked
2 t. garlic, minced
1 cup cream
2 cup chicken stock
1/2 cup green onions, sliced thin
1 cup smoked crisp bacon
1 cup tomato, peeled, seeded and diced
Kosher or sea salt
Fresh ground black pepper
1/2 cup mixed greens or tender herb salad

Directions:

Melt butter in a large sauce pan, add garlic, toast until light golden, add lentils, cream, chicken stock; simmer 3-4 minutes, stirring to combine; add bacon, scallions, tomato and seasoning. Spoon into serving bowls, then top with salmon filets.

Serves 8.