Red Velvet Salmon & Shrimp

Red Velvet Salmon & Shrimp



Ingredients

Cucumber Dill Mashed Potatoes

  • 2-3 lbs of red potatoes boiled in salted water
  • 1/4 cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons dill
  • 3 tablespoons scallions
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup miracle whip
  • 1 cup of mayonnaise
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Splash of Spice King All Purpose Seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon minced parsley

Green Beans

Cajun Red Velvet Salmon & Shrimp Sauce

  • 3 salmon fillets
  • 9 scallops
  • 9 large shrimp
  • Peanut oil for sautéing
  • Spice King Gourmet Seafood Seasoning
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter for sautéing veggies, and 6-8 tablespoons for finishing the sauce
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 2 shallots
  • 2 tablespoons celery
  • 1 diced plum tomato
  • 2 tablespoons each green & red bell pepper
  • 2-3 tablespoons Spice King Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon paprika for color
  • salt/ pepper to taste
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • few dashes of Spice King Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce
  • 1/2 cup of clam juice
  • 2 teaspoons Better Than Bouillon
  • chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Directions

Cucumber Dill Mashed Potatoes

  1. Boil potatoes until tender in salted water.
  2. Add all ingredients except sliced cucumber and mash well.
  3. Add sliced cucumber and stir until evenly mixed. Keep warm.

Green Beans

  1. Boil green beans in the same salted boiling water that you boiled the potatoes in. cook until al dente, remove from boiling water and blanch in ice water to retain bright green color.
  2. Once ready to serve, heat a little splash of water to medium high heat in a pan with a teaspoon of Better Than Bouillon and a sprinkling of Spice King All Purpose Seasoning, and salt and pepper.
  3. Add green beans, 2-3 tablespoons of butter, and toss to warm, slightly evaporating the water and heating the beans.
  4. Remove from heat.

Cajun Red Velvet Salmon & Shrimp Sauce

  1. Season shrimp, salmon & scallops with Spice King Gourmet Seafood Seasoning, a squeeze of lemon juice and freshly cracked black pepper. allow to marinate for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Sear scallops in a hot skillet with a little peanut oil until golden brown on each side. Remove from pan, but keep warm.
  3. Sear shrimp until 80% done, then remove from pan.
  4. In the same pan, add 2 tablespoons of butter and sauté garlic, celery, peppers, shallots until translucent.
  5. Add cajun spice and paprika and add 3-4 tablespoons of butter. Sauté until butter oil turns red and fragrant. Add a splash of clam juice, Better Than Bouillon, the juice of 1 lemon and the shrimp.
  6. Once shrimp are cooked, add remaining butter and remove from heat.
  7. Adjust flavor of the sauce, if needed, with Spice King Gourmet Seafood Seasoning and/or salt/pepper. Add freshly chopped parsley.

To Plate

  1. Arrange green beans on the upper portion of the plate.
  2. Place a scoop of mashed potatoes on the bottom portion of the green beans.
  3. Place the seared salmon on top of the mashed potatoes so that the green beans are still visible.
  4. Arrange 3 shrimp and 3 scallops around the plate and ladle the cajun butter sauce on top of the salmon.
  5. Sprinkle fresh parsley on top for garnish and serve with a lemon wedge and baguettes.