Saturday, 2 March 2013

Sandwich with grilled salmon and spicy mayonnaise

Easy to make, very tasty and nutritious at the same time this sandwich can be a great snack or even a light meal if served with some salad. You can also add some crumbled fresh Myzithra cheese or 1-2 tbsp of cottage or cream cheese mixing with the yoghurt. The quantity of the ingredients can easily be adjusted for more people

Recipe of Kostas Tsigas,
"Cook Book" magazine of "ETHNOS" newspaper

Ingredients (for 2 people):
4 slices of fresh bread of your choice (brown rustic one suits great in this recipe)
2 fresh salmon fillets (abut 200gr. each)
2 large Romaine lettuce leaves, well washed
1 tbsp of capers, rinsed
2 tbsp of finely chopped gherkins
½ tsp of finely snipped dill
2 tbsp of olive oil
1/4 tea-cup of mayonnaise
1/4 tea-cup of Greek yoghurt
1 tsp of lemon juice

Put in a bowl the yoghurt, the mayonnaise, the capers, the dill and the gherkins and mix thoroughly with a spoon. Season with salt and pepper, cover with cling film and leave in the fridge for 10 minutes.

Season the fish well on both sides.

Warm the oil in a non-stick frying pan in low heat and sauté the fillets for 3-4 minutes one each side.

Spread plenty of the mayonnaise mixture on two of the bread slices. Cover with the fish fillet and top with the lettuce leave.

Cover with the second bread slice and serve immediately.

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