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Miso Salmon with Sake Butter
- 1/2 C brown sugar, packed
- 4 T soy sauce
- 4 T hot water
- 4 T miso (soybean paste)
- Salmon, either fillets or slab - your preference
- 1 T olive oil
- 1 T fresh chives, chopped
- cooked Jasmine Rice
- 2 T ginger, peeled and minced
- 1 T shallots, minced
- 1 T butter
- 1/2 C + 1 t Sake
- 1 T heavy cream
- 1/2 C butter, diced
- 1/2 t lime juice
- salt to taste
Marinating the fish
While cooking the salmon, start the sake butter. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, sweat the ginger and shallots with the 1 T of butter. Add 1/2 C Sake and simmer for 3 minutes. Add the heavy cream, stir and simmer for an additional 3 minutes. Add the diced butter, bit by bit, whisking constantly to incorporate. Remove from heat and whisk in the additional 1 t of Sake, lime juice and salt.
sweating the minced ginger and shallots
cream and sake added to the sauce
easy as can be Jasmine Rice in your grocery store
To plate, make a bed of Jasmine Rice, Salmon and Sake Butter and serve!