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Recipe for Alder Roasted Salmon with Rosemary Polenta and Wild Mushroom-Pearl Onion Ragout by Dawn’s Recipes

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Recipe for Alder Roasted Salmon with Rosemary Polenta and Wild Mushroom-Pearl Onion Ragout by Dawn's Recipes

We’ve outlined all the ingredients and directions for you to make the perfect Alder Roasted Salmon with Rosemary Polenta and Wild Mushroom-Pearl Onion Ragout. This dish qualifies as a Intermediate level recipe. It should take you about 3 hr 5 min to make this recipe. The Alder Roasted Salmon with Rosemary Polenta and Wild Mushroom-Pearl Onion Ragout recipe should make enough food for 6 servings.

You can add your own personal twist to this Alder Roasted Salmon with Rosemary Polenta and Wild Mushroom-Pearl Onion Ragout recipe, depending on your culture or family tradition. Don’t be scared to add other ingredients once you’ve gotten comfortable with the recipe! Please see below for a list of potential cookware items that might be necessary for this Alder Roasted Salmon with Rosemary Polenta and Wild Mushroom-Pearl Onion Ragout recipe.

Ingredients for Alder Roasted Salmon with Rosemary Polenta and Wild Mushroom-Pearl Onion Ragout

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chopped shallots
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1 small red pepper, minced
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 2 cups polenta
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup peeled pearl onions
  • 2 cups assorted wild mushrooms
  • 3/4 cup white wine
  • 2 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 pounds wild king salmon, cut into 6 to 8-ounce pieces, skin on
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon each kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions for Alder Roasted Salmon with Rosemary Polenta and Wild Mushroom-Pearl Onion Ragout

  1. Polenta:
  2. In a heavy bottomed saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add garlic, shallots, rosemary, and red pepper and saute until vegetables are tender. Add all liquid and bring to a boil. Slowly pour in polenta, whisking constantly. Continue to stir for about 3 to 5 minutes and then add Parmesan and parsley and season, to taste, with salt and pepper. Pour onto a half-sheet pan and cool. (You can make the polenta the day before and store in refrigerator.)
  3. Cut cooled polenta into 4 by 4-inch squares and then cut each in half to make triangles. When ready to prepare salmon, lightly oil a flat grill or grill pan; when hot, place polenta triangles in pan and brown on both sides, in batches as needed.
  4. Ragout:
  5. Heat olive oil in a large skillet and add garlic and onions. Saute until golden brown, then add mushrooms and saute until tender. Deglaze with white wine. Reduce until little liquid remains and then stir in 2 tablespoons cold butter. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper. Keep warm until ready to serve.
  6. Salmon:
  7. Heat a grill or grill pan. Lightly oil the salmon fillets and season with salt and pepper. Place on grill, skin side up, and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Flip over and cook for 3 to 4 more minutes. Remove from grill and serve promptly with a portion of the ragout and 2 polenta triangles per person.

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  • Mushroom – A mushroom or toadstool is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground, on soil, or on its food source.The standard for the name “mushroom” is the cultivated white button mushroom, Agaricus bisporus; hence the word “mushroom” is most often applied to those fungi (Basidiomycota, Agaricomycetes) that have a stem (stipe), a cap (pileus), and gills (lamellae, sing. lamella) on the underside of the cap. “Mushroom” also describes a variety of other gilled fungi, with or without stems, therefore the term is used to describe the fleshy fruiting bodies of some Ascomycota. These gills produce microscopic spores that help the fungus spread across the ground or its occupant surface.Forms deviating from the standard morphology usually have more specific names, such as “bolete”, “puffball”, “stinkhorn”, and “morel”, and gilled mushrooms themselves are often called “agarics” in reference to their similarity to Agaricus or their order Agaricales. By extension, the term “mushroom” can also refer to either the entire fungus when in culture, the thallus (called a mycelium) of species forming the fruiting bodies called mushrooms, or the species itself.
  • Fish – Fish are aquatic, craniate, gill-bearing animals that lack limbs with digits. Included in this definition are the living hagfish, lampreys, and cartilaginous and bony fish as well as various extinct related groups. Around 99% of living fish species are ray-finned fish, belonging to the class Actinopterygii, with over 95% belonging to the teleost subgrouping.The earliest organisms that can be classified as fish were soft-bodied chordates that first appeared during the Cambrian period. Although they lacked a true spine, they possessed notochords which allowed them to be more agile than their invertebrate counterparts. Fish would continue to evolve through the Paleozoic era, diversifying into a wide variety of forms. Many fish of the Paleozoic developed external armor that protected them from predators. The first fish with jaws appeared in the Silurian period, after which many (such as sharks) became formidable marine predators rather than just the prey of arthropods.Most fish are ectothermic (“cold-blooded”), allowing their body temperatures to vary as ambient temperatures change, though some of the large active swimmers like white shark and tuna can hold a higher core temperature. Fish can acoustically communicate with each other, most often in the context of feeding, aggression or courtship.Fish are abundant in most bodies of water. They can be found in nearly all aquatic environments, from high mountain streams (e.g., char and gudgeon) to the abyssal and even hadal depths of the deepest oceans (e.g., cusk-eels and snailfish), although no species has yet been documented in the deepest 25% of the ocean. With 34,300 described species, fish exhibit greater species diversity than any other group of vertebrates.Fish are an important resource for humans worldwide, especially as food. Commercial and subsistence fishers hunt fish in wild fisheries or farm them in ponds or in cages in the ocean (in aquaculture). They are also caught by recreational fishers, kept as pets, raised by fishkeepers, and exhibited in public aquaria. Fish have had a role in culture through the ages, serving as deities, religious symbols, and as the subjects of art, books and movies.Tetrapods emerged within lobe-finned fishes, so cladistically they are fish as well. However, traditionally fish are rendered paraphyletic by excluding the tetrapods (i.e., the amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals which all descended from within the same ancestry). Because in this manner the term “fish” is defined negatively as a paraphyletic group, it is not considered a formal taxonomic grouping in systematic biology, unless it is used in the cladistic sense, including tetrapods. The traditional term pisces (also ichthyes) is considered a typological, but not a phylogenetic classification.
  • Salmon – all other Oncorhynchus and Salmo speciesSalmon /ˈsæmən/ is the common name for several species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae. Other fish in the same family include trout, char, grayling, and whitefish. Salmon are native to tributaries of the North Atlantic (genus Salmo) and Pacific Ocean (genus Oncorhynchus). Many species of salmon have been introduced into non-native environments such as the Great Lakes of North America and Patagonia in South America. Salmon are intensively farmed in many parts of the world.Typically, salmon are anadromous: they hatch in fresh water, migrate to the ocean, then return to fresh water to reproduce. However, populations of several species are restricted to fresh water throughout their lives. Folklore has it that the fish return to the exact spot where they hatched to spawn. Tracking studies have shown this to be mostly true. A portion of a returning salmon run may stray and spawn in different freshwater systems; the percent of straying depends on the species of salmon. Homing behavior has been shown to depend on olfactory memory.
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Chef Dawn

Chef Dawn lives and breathes food, always seeking new ingredients to whip up super simple recipes that are big on bold flavor. Being half French, she tends to treat food as a source of pleasure rather than just fuel for our bodies.

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Chef Dawn lives and breathes food, always seeking new ingredients to whip up super simple recipes that are big on bold flavor. Being half French, she tends to treat food as a source of pleasure rather than just fuel for our bodies Read Full Chef Bio Here .

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