Pastrami Salmon "BLT"
A classic sandwich with a seafood twist!
Ingredients for Sandwich
- 2 each 5 oz Alaskan Salmon filets
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 T brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon coarsely ground coriander
- 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
- 1 pinch allspice
- 4 slices rye bread
- 2 heirloom tomato - thick slice
- 6 slices pancetta
- 1 head butter leaf lettuce - separated
- 1 fresh Avocado
Ingredients fro Mustard Sauce
- 2 T dijon mustard
- 1 T mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
- 1 lemon juiced and zested
- 1 Tablespoon chives chopped
- Rub the salmon all over with the pastrami seasoning. Allow to sit for 10 minutes.
- While the salmon is “curing”, combine the ingredients for the mustard sauce.
- Heat a non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Add grape seed oil and heat until almost shimmering but NOT smoking. Add salmon skin side up and sear for 2-3 minutes. Flip Salmon.
- Add pancetta to the pan with the salmon and cook until salmon is finished and pancetta is crispy, another 3 minutes.
- Remove salmon and pancetta from pan and place on a plate. Toast bread briefly in the pan.
- Build the sandwiches as follows - lay down toasted bread, smother base in sauce, add lettuce, add thick sliced tomato, add salmon, add pancetta, add avocado, add more sauce, top with bread.
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