Grilled Wild King Salmon

October 23, 2008 4:21:52 PM PDT
Mark May, the chef de cuisine at Lone Eagle Grille at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe shares his recipe for Grilled wild king salmon with braised red cabbage and mustard glaze.

Sautéed Wild King Salmon with Braised Red Cabbage and Mustard Glaze
Serves 8

Braised Red Cabbage

2 Tbsp. Walnut Oil
1 ea. Onion-Small Dice(preferable a Walla-Walll, Maui Sweet or Vidalia)
1 Tbsp. Caraway Seeds
1 ea. Head of Red Cabbage-finely shredded ~3 pounds
Water as needed
Salt and Pepper
4 ea Strips of bacon cut into julienne and cooked crisp.

Sweat the onions and caraway in the walnut oil until the onions are soft

Add the cabbage and season, add a small amount of water to avoid scorching. Cover and stir frequently. Cook till the cabbage is just tender, water should be completely evaporated. Do not over cook, the color looks wash out when over cooked.

Adjust seasoning. Can be made up to a day in advance and re-heated in the microwave.

Stir in the crisp bacon just before serving.

Mustard Glaze

2 Oz Mustard Powder
2 Oz Sugar
2 Oz Water

Sautéed Salmon

8 Ea Salmon Fillets-7 Oz. Each
Peanut Oil
Freshly Ground Black Pepper and Kosher Salt
1 Bnch. Chives-Minced fine

Allow the salmon to sit at room temp for 15 minutes prior to searing. Season and brush with the oil. When pan is hot, place fish presentation side down to sear. Turn over and brush with the mustard glaze and finish to your desired temperature. Serve over the warm cabbage, top with fresh chives.

About Chef Mark May:
A culinary talent with more than two decades at Michelin-starred restaurants and luxury hotels around the world including L'Auberge de Sedona in Arizona, Restaurant Vingt-Cinq in Japan, La Colombe d'Or in New York, and La Salière and Louis XV in Monte Carlo, Mark May, new Chef de Cuisine of the award-winning Lone Eagle Grille at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa & Casino, is pleased to introduce a series of new dishes at the restaurant that define a new culinary style - High Sierra Cuisine. Chef May, who brings a fresh creative energy as well as a rich and diverse culinary background to the renowned restaurant, launches a seasonally changing menu presenting a series of creative wild game and meats dishes evocative of the mountain destination combined with inspired fresh seafood preparations and the best regionally-sourced, seasonal produce.

About Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort Spa and Casino:
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino's "New Grand Lodge" offers sweeping lake and mountain views from the 422 guestrooms, including suites and lakeside cottages. This lakeside resort captures the essence of classic Tahoe luxury in the magnificent 1920s grand lodge design style, incorporating rough hewn beams, rich leathers, and massive granite features throughout. In addition, the resort has a 20,000 square foot casino, spectacular lakeside dining, workout facilities and the 20,000 square foot Stillwater Spa and Salon, the largest and most indulgent spa facility at the Lake. Situated on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino is located at County Club Drive at Lakeshore in Incline Village, NV. Conde Nast Traveler's readers' poll named Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino one of the Top 50 Ski Resorts in North America for 2007 and 2008.

The Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe is located at 111 County Club Drive in the beautiful neighborhood of Incline Village. Phone: 775 832 1234 or toll free at 1-800-633-7313 Website: http://laketahoe.hyatt.com

For reservations at Lone Eagle Grille, contact Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort at (775) 832-1234 or on the web at http://laketahoe.hyatt.com.


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