The Original GreenPan x Icelandic Provisions Salmon Club Sandwich

Description

Rich and creamy Icelandic Provisions Plain Skyr brings this Salmon Club to a whole other level!  Perfectly toasted bread surrounding layers of pan seared salmon, crispy bacon, and delicious fresh vegetables, all topped off with a Skyr Green Goddess Dressing, makes for showstopper of a sandwich packed with flavors and textures! Using The Original Green Pan’s non stick ceramic cookware to pan sear the ingredients makes for easy clean up, who doesn’t love that?

Yields: 4

Time: 15 minutes prep, 25 minutes cooking

Ingredients
Cabbage Salad:
1/2
Medium head green cabbage, core removed and thinly shaven
1 tsp
Kosher salt
1 tbsp
Apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp
Caraway seeds, lightly toasted
Green Goddess Skyr Dressing:
1 cup
Icelandic Provisions Plain Skyr
1/2 cup
Parsley, large stems removed
1/2 cup
Basil leaves
1 tbsp
Lemon juice
1 tsp
Honey
2 tsp
Low sodium tamari or soy sauce
1 tsp
Fish sauce
1/4 cup
Chopped fresh dill
Kosher salt, to taste
Sandwich:
8 slice
Thick cut bacon
4- 6 ounces
Skinless salmon fillets, pin bones removed, about 1' thick
Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper
2
Medium shallots, thinly sliced
2-3
Radishes, thinly sliced into rounds
Half an English cucumber, sliced into 1/8" rounds
8 slice
Tomato slices, such as beefsteak or heirloom varieties, 1/4"
8 slice
Sourdough or rustic white bread
1/2 cup
Icelandic Provisions Plain Skyr
Recipe
Step 1:
In a large mixing bowl, combine the cabbage and salt. Using your hands, repeatedly squeeze the cabbage for a few minutes to lightly break it down and tenderize it. Stir in the vinegar and toasted caraway seed and place in the refrigerator while preparing the rest of the ingredients for the sandwich.
Step 2:
For the dressing, combine the skyr, parsley, basil, lemon juice, honey, tamari and fish sauce in the carafe of a blender and blend on medium-high speed until bright green with only small specks of herbs remaining. Transfer the dressing to a small mixing bowl and stir in the chopped dill. Taste, adjust with salt or lemon juice as desired and place in the refrigerator.
Step 3:
Place a 12” GreenPan skillet on the stovetop over medium heat and lay the 8 slices of bacon in one layer on the bottom of the pan. (If your bacon strips are too large to fit all of them at once, cook half of them, then repeat the procedure with the remaining half.) Cook for 4 to 5 minutes, turning as needed, until a few tablespoons of fat has rendered out of the bacon and into the pan. Then turn the heat up to medium-high and cook 3 to 4 minutes more until the bacon is well browned and crisp. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate and set aside. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon of the bacon fat from the skillet and return the skillet to the stovetop.
Step 4:
Lightly salt and pepper both sides of all four salmon fillets. With your GreenPan skillet still over medium-high heat, sear the fillets for about 5 minutes on the first side then flip and cook for 3 minutes more to reach medium-rare/medium. If preferred, cook an additional 1 to 2 minutes more on the second side for a medium-well or beyond salmon. Remove the salmon from the skillet and place on a wire rack or plate to allow them to rest.
Step 5:
Wipe your GreenPan skillet clean and place back on the stovetop over medium-high heat. If you’d like, you can place a second skillet on the stovetop to cook all the bread more quickly. Thinly spread 1 tablespoon of Icelandic Provisions Plain Skyr on one side of all 8 pieces of bread. Place the bread slices, skyr side down, in the skillet and toast for 2 to 3 minutes until beautifully golden brown and slightly crisped. Flip each piece of bread over and toast for 1 minute more on the bare side. Remove the bread to a clean countertop or large cutting board to begin assembling the sandwiches.
Step 6:
Place 4 slices of bread in front of you, toasted skyr side down. Top each with two slices of bacon and then some of the cabbage salad. Follow with a thin layer of sliced shallot, radish and cucumber drizzled with some of the green goddess dressing. Place one salmon fillet on each sandwich and top with two slices of tomatoes. Drizzle a bit more dressing on top of the tomatoes and top the sandwiches with a second slice of the bread.
Tips:
To ensure your salmon is as evenly cooked as possible, allow it to sit at room temperature for 10 to 15 minutes before searing it in the pan. If the fish is too cold going into the pan, the outside will overcook while you’re waiting for the center to reach the perfect temperature you’re looking for!
Different brands of fish sauce and soy sauce can vary greatly in how salty they taste! If you aren’t sure about yours, its always good to start with a little less than a recipe calls for, and then add more to your own personal taste based on the ones you’re cooking with.

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