Smoked salmon and lemon infused salsify

servings6
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 salsify root
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 20g of lemon thyme
  • 100g of smoked salmon, frozen
  • 70ml of white wine vinegar
  • 70g of caster sugar
  • 10g of dill

Method

1
Start by peeling and cutting the salsify into 5cm long pieces of 1/2 cm thickness. Bring a medium pot of water to the boil add the juice from 1 lemon and a pinch of salt
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 salsify root
2
Blanch the salsify until tender, remove and refresh in iced water. Peel the lemon for the zest and blanch in the boiling vinegar and sugar solution until soft, but not mush. Remove from the solution and allow to cool on absorbent kitchen paper
  • 70ml of white wine vinegar
  • 70g of caster sugar
3
Finely dice the lemon zest and set aside. Using a fine grater, grate the frozen smoked salmon onto greasproof paper and leave in a warm oven at 80˚C until dry and crispy
  • 100g of smoked salmon
4
To serve, roll the salsify in the smoked salmon crumb and lemon zest , finish with chopped lemon thyme and dill and serve
  • 10g of dill
  • 20g of lemon thyme