Recipes/Sesame & Potato Vermicelli with Seared Tuna Accompanied by Ginger Cream and Soy Syrup

sesame & potato vermicelli hero

Presented by: Executive Chef David Evans, Calumet Restaurant, Bellingham

serves 2

Ingredients for Ginger Cream

  • 1 teaspoon chopped ginger
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/3 cup vodka
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Ingredients for Soy Syrup

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sake (dry white wine will do)
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar

Ingredients for Sesame & Potato Vermicelli

  • 2 medium baking potatoes
  • 1 cup asparagus tips
  • 1/2 cup julienned red pepper
  • 1 cup julienned shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 cup julienned bok choy greens
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 teaspoon unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 2 tuna steaks
  • salt
  • fresh cracked black pepper

Preparation

Start by making the Ginger Cream and Soy Syrup first. They can hold and the Soy Syrup is better at room temperature. Sauté ginger in canola until golden. Deglaze pan with vodka and use a wooden spoon to scrape any pieces loose that are stuck to the bottom. Once vodka is mostly evaporated, add heavy cream and cook over medium heat until half reduced. At this point strain and salt to taste. Cool if using later. If not, hold in a warm spot for later use.

Combine soy sauce, sake and brown sugar in small saucepan and whisk. Heat over medium heat until reduced by twothirds. Hold for later use. If too thick add a small amount of hot water to loosen.

Place a medium pot of lightly salted water on to boil. Peel potatoes and slice with finest blade of a Japanese spiral slicer. Place them in cold water until ready to use. Once water has come to light boil place 2 sauté pans over medium heat. One is for the vermicelli and the other is for the tuna.

For the vermicelli, start by sautéing garlic in canola oil until barely colored. At this point add asparagus, red pepper and shiitakes. Once softened add bok choy and take pan off heat. At this point add potatoes to boiling water. Cook for no more than 2 minutes since they will continue to cook and get soft once you remove them from water.

Salt and pepper the tuna steaks. Place in other sauté pan and cook to your liking. Rare to medium rare is preferable.

Once potatoes are finished strain them and add to vegetables. Gently combine them and add butter, sesame oil, sesame seeds and cilantro.

Start plating dish with the Ginger Cream Sauce on the base of the plate. Add your vermicelli and slice tuna and place on plate. Drizzle the Soy Syrup on tuna and exposed cream sauce at the edge of the plate.

Comments

10/21/14
They can handle to lift all heavy stuff with hydraulic jacks. These companies don't allow further loading and unloading of vehicles before reaching to final destination to ensure their safety. To force out moisture, they utilize high temperature dehumidifiers which provide high volume, high temperature, and low relative humidity air. This could prevent your car from any kind of damage at the time of hail or wind. This is always the best practice to analyze your company's market situation or perform a situation analysis. To come out of from the situation people take leave from their working place but that also not works much as they thought of exactly. Problem in Clutch Cable: Many a times due to high pressure on clutch cables, the wires tend to weaken and then ultimately break. There's Another Buyer - Agents use this tactic all too often to help motivate a buyer and close a deal more quickly. Services of reputed packers and movers Ghaziabad are safe and affordable, but several times unfortunately people damages of belongings of losses also possible. As these centers enable companies and organizations to keep up business continuity, they come loaded with features that let them accomplish this requirement of businesses.

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.
  • KCTS9.org reserves the right to remove posts, at our discretion, which include inflammatory comments, comments that are off-topic, personal attacks or obscene language, or that are otherwise deemed objectionable.
  • By submitting your comment for publication on KCTS9.org, you agree to abide by our terms of service: http://kcts9.org/terms-conditions