YUCCA-CRUSTED SALMON WITH PIRRI PIRRI SAUCE

Buy a hunk of yucca and cut off only what you need for this recipe,about 1/2 lb(150-200gr).Peel it with a sharb knife and then grate it on the large hiles of a box grater.Use it immediately.The rest of the yucca will fry up nicely as chips!

YUCCA-CRUSTED SALMON WITH PIRRI PIRRI SAUCE
YUCCA-CRUSTED SALMON WITH PIRRI PIRRI SAUCE

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

Ingredients

  • 6

    salmon filet(200gr each)

  • salt and pepper,to taste

  • 1

    cup peeled and grated yucca(avoid the stringy core)

  • 2

    tbsp olive oil or grapeseed oil

  • Pirri Pirri Sauce

Directions

Season the fish with salt and pepper.Pack a thin layer of the grated yucca directly onto one side of the fish.Press down solidly so that it stays adhered. Prehead the oven to 400 F. Heat a large non-stick skilet over medium heat.Add the oil and carefully place the fish in the pan yucca side down.Saute over medium heat,without moving or touching the fish,until a solid crust forms and there are brown bits along the visible edges of the salmon,about 4 min.The crust should have the apperance of hash browns.Using a fish flipper,carefully flip the fish over and cook another 2 min.Remove to a sheet tray and place in a hot oven for 3 min.,or until cooked to your liking.Remove from the oven and serve with the Pirri Pirri sauce

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