Cretan-style salmon


Cretan-style salmon
Cooked chopped leek and shallot with cubes of salmon, served in a yogurt, tomato and feta sauce.
136,5034.7/5 for 19 ratings
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Last modified on: October 17th 2010

For 4 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
45 min.16 min.1 hour 1 min.
Keeping: 1 or 2 days in the fridge, folded in a plastic film.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 25 min.
Cretan-style salmon  : Photo of step #1
Prepare and chop 1 leek.

Prepare and chop 1 shallot.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Cretan-style salmon  : Photo of step #2
Cut 250 g salmon fillet into 2 cm (1 inch) cubes, or thereabouts, keeping only the flesh and removing any skin and bones.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Cretan-style salmon  : Photo of step #3
Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a non-stick pan on medium heat. When this is hot, add the chopped shallot, salt and pepper and cook for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 4 - 7 min.
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Then add the chopped leek and mix well. Cook uncovered until the leek is just tender but still nice and green.

Remove from the heat and keep hot.

Stage 5 - 4 min.
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Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a frying pan and once this is nice and hot add the cubes of salmon. Cook for a bare 2 to 3 minutes, so that the cubes are browned on the sides. Do not cook any longer or you will end up with salmon purée.

Remove the salmon from the pan onto a plate and set aside.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Put the pan back on medium heat and add 100 g feta cut into small pieces. Stir until it is melted.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Add 150 g plain yoghurt and 1 teaspoon tomato paste, and bring to the boil while stirring.

Heat the serving plates.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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Return the salmon cubes to the pan and stir gently. Add the juice of ½ lemon if you like and remove from the heat.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
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Arrange on the plates: lay a bed of leek and pour the salmon and sauce on top.

Serve without delay.

Remarks

Use a Greek-style yogurt if possible, as it is smooth and a little sharp.

If you don't have any yoghurt, you can replace it with cream, but this adds a lot more calories.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,441 Kcal or 6,033 Kj80 gr38 gr108 gr
72 %31 %4 %16 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
165 Kcal or 691 Kj9 gr4 gr12 gr
8 %4 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
360 Kcal or 1,507 Kj20 gr9 gr27 gr
18 %8 %1 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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And to drink?: A Cretan dry white wine, like the Vilana variety typical of this lovely island.

Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Salmon filletSalmon fillet: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Gravlax, Grilled fillet of salmon with corn salad cream, Baked salmon fillet, ... All
Plain yoghurtPlain yoghurt: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Home-made doner kebab, Tzatziki, Light herb sauce, Spinach fritters, ... All
FetaFeta: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Lumberjack turnovers, Courgette tart with mint, Cretan salad, Cretan Bread, Spinach brik parcels, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spinach fritters, Green avocado salad, Green parsley sauce, Crispy potato and mushroom brik rolls, Beef braised in reduced red wine, ... All

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