Salmão ao Molho de Maracujá
Salmão ao Molho de Maracujá is a very popular dish in Brazil, and features one of my all time favourite sauces, “Molho de Maracuja” a creamy, tangy passion fruit sauce. It’s citrus-y flavour works amazingly well with fish but also tastes great with duck and seafood pastas like crab ravioli. It’s great for big groups & makes an amazing show piece at a dinner party. Enjoy!
- 1 Salmon Side - 750g
- 8 Passion fruit - seeds removed and frozen
- 150ml Creme Fraiche
- 300ml Water
- 2 tbs Brown Sugar
- Remove the pulp from your passion fruit and freeze for at least 1 hour, ideally overnight. (reserve half of a passion fruit for decoration.)
- Preheat oven to 190C and season salmon with salt & pepper.
- Once the passion fruit is frozen cook Salmon for 20-25 minutes on 190C until cooked through.
- While Salmon is in the oven blend the frozen passionfruit pulp with the water and strain through a fine mesh sieve or cloth.
- In a sauce pan add the strained passionfruit juice, brown sugar and creme fraiche.
- Stir sauce over a low/medium heat until incorporated and add the seeds from the remaining passionfruit halve, add salt and pepper to taste.
- Pour passionfruit sauce over the Salmon and serve immediately.
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