Seared Salmon With Mango Fantasy & Verduzzo Venezia Giulia IGT

Wine pairing notes

This smooth, round and savory Verduzzo is a perfect match for the seared salmon and its mango sauce. The notes of honey of the wine are enhanced by the sauce that contains honey as well and the sweet side of the wines is excellent with the mango and edamame kernels ratatouille that sides the fish. The velvety palate of the wine, by the way, is in tune with the bitter aftertaste of the edamame.

Ingredients

  • 150g salmon fillet, sashimi-style cut
  • 3 mangos
  • 3tbsp mango pearls
  • 40g edamame kernels (pre-cooked)
  • 3g salt
  • 1tbsp honey
  • 1tbsp lemon juice
  • 1tsp cornstarch
  • 10g flour
  • 30g light soy sauce
  • 100g water (mix the above materials well for later use)

Method

  1. Use a kitchen towel to pat dry the salmon remove the skin
  2. Coat the bottom and top with corn starch and salt
  3. Take 1 mango and cut it in pieces
  4. Blend the remaining 2 mangos, then add honey, salt, and lemon juice to make the mango sauce
  5. Sear the top and bottom of salmon
  6. Pour over the mango sauce and continue to fry until golden brown
  7. Remove from the pan, cut in 6 pieces and place them on one side of the plate
  8. Mix the mango pieces, the kernels, and mango pearls and place them on the other side of the plate

Wine

Verduzzo Cantina Rauscedo

Verduzzo Venezia Giulia IGT
Rauscedo

DescriptionVerduzzo has a long history in northeast Italy dated back to the XV century AD. Since then it became one of the main varieties of Friuli Venezia Giulia Region. Thanks to its rich sugar content and notes of honey taste, it is usually used to pair with local sweets and desserts.
CountryItaly
RegionFriuli Venezia Giulia
Vintage2018
Grape100% Verduzzo Friulano
ColourYellow golden
AromaNotes of honey and fruit jam
TasteSoft, rounded, velvety reminiscent of quince
Alcohol12%
AgingSeveral months in stainless-steel tanks

Winery

Cantina Rauscedo

65 years of history to create, harvest after harvest, a wine of great quality resulting from land barren and rocky. Rauscedo tradition, handed down since the time of the Romans, was able to protect the secret to transform a piece of inhospitable land in the best land to produce wines enjoyed all over the world. In Rauscedo between rivers flowing impetuous and then suddenly disappearing into the ground, it is said that “the water divides men. the wine unites them”.

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Chef Paul Wong

Written by Chef Paul Wong

Graduate of Master Chef Course in Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Culinary Institute. Executive Chef and Managing Director at Cloudland Chinese Cuisine.

Continuing learning constitutes a major part of Chef Paul Wong's professional development. He has progressively attained the elementary, intermediate, advanced, and master chef qualifications in Chinese cuisine awarded by the Chinese Culinary Institute which empowered him to excel in his profession. After accumulating work experience at the five-starred hotel and renowned catering group, Chef Wong opens his fine-dining Chinese restaurant and serves as the Executive Chef. He also actively participated in competitions which earned him various accolades. With his passion for Chinese cuisine, strong interest in food cultures, and profound Chinese culinary knowledge and skills, Chef Wong has developed his unique cooking style by adapting indigenous ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.

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