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Todays recipe:

"Pseudo-Vide" Salmon

A deceptively simple dish by Hamish Pollitt of M on the Bund

"Pseudo-Vide" Salmon

Hamish Pollitt of M on the Bund shows us how to make sous vide style salmon without all of the expensive equipment with this ludicrously easy holiday recipe.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

Start by trimming the edges of the salmon filet, so it's no longer tapered.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

Slice the filet in half lengthwise.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

You should end up with two halves that look like this.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

Salt each half.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

Trim the leaf of gelatin to fit the shape of one slice of salmon.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

Place the gelatin leaf on top of one of the slices of salmon.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

Sandwich the gelatin between the two halves. The gelatin will basically work like an adhesive for the two pieces of salmon.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

Salt the outer side of the salmon, and coat it in a mix of chopped chives, parsley, and dill.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

Cover the fish thoroughly.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

Stretch out a length of cling film and drizzle it with some olive oil.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

Place the salmon on the oiled portion of the cling film.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

Tightly wrap the salmon in the cling film.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

The end result should look something like this.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

Tie both ends with string, making sure to squeeze out any air bubbles.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

Heat a pot of water to 65º C.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

Remove the pot from the heat and immerse the wrapped salmon.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

Cover the pot and let it sit for 20 minutes.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salmon

After 20 minutes, give the salmon an ice bath. For the best results, after the ice bath, put the salmon in the refrigerator over night.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salad

Toss some frisée, watercress, sliced shallots, and sliced radishes (or any other kind of mix of fresh greens that you prefer) into a bowl.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Salad

Mix one part lemon juice with four parts olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste. Toss this dressing into the salad.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Presentation

Slice the salmon while still in the cling film.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Presentation

Peel the cling film from each slice.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Presentation

Sprinkle a little sea salt on the salmon.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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The Presentation

Place on the salad, drizzle a little more dressing around the plate, serve, and enjoy.

Serves: Serves: 4

Cuisine: Continental

Cooking Time: Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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