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salmon belly

dizme28 Aug 4, 2009 01:20 AM

so i got a pack of salmon belly today because it looked alluring to me...
i'm not really sure what to do with them, it looks fatty, thus pretty cute, so i want to eat it!
i was thinking about broiling them with some korean BBQ style glaze
honey, lemon juice, ginger mash?

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    fourunder RE: dizme28 Aug 4, 2009 03:47 AM

    Sashimi style.....quick sear or encrusted with sesame seeds.

    Chinese Style.....gently steamed with fine julienne slivers of green onion and ginger with soy sauce. You can also do this in foil or parchment paper.

    1. paulj RE: dizme28 Aug 4, 2009 08:15 AM

      Is this from 99Ranch? The pieces will all have skin. Depending on the batch, some will have fins. And yes, it is fatty, but that is part of the lure of this cut. Most likely it's in long strips. I often cut them into shorter lengths for ease of handling.

      I haven't tried it, but broiling with a glaze should work fine. Or the simplest - oven 'grilled' in a hot iron skillet. It's rich enough that it does not need a lot of seasoning. The pieces can even be cooked in a soup, such as udon noodles.

      1. Richard 16 RE: dizme28 Aug 5, 2009 06:07 AM

        Good in a lot of things.

        Be forewarned: Even in a deboned fish there often are bones.

        1. scubadoo97 RE: dizme28 Aug 5, 2009 07:28 AM

          Ahh salmon belly. The cooks treat

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