Delicious and easy salmon

January 25, 2008 5:22:44 PM PST
The executive chef from Pacific's Edge Restaurant, Mark Ayers, helps us create an easy salmon dish!

With a fresh spin on a salmon dish, Mark Ayers joined us today. He is the Executive Chef at two restaurants in the Carmel Area, Pacific's Edge and Tusca Ristorante at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey.


TusCA Ristorante in the Hyatt Regency Monterey
1 Old Golf Course Rd.
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 657-6675

Pacific's Edge Restaurant
120 Highlands Dr.
Carmel, CA 93923
Phone (831) 622-5445

Fennel Crusted Salmon
Fennel & Apple Salad, Balsamic Vinaigrette

6 oz Salmon filet
To taste: fennel pollen
4 oz fennel
2 ea granny smith apple
1 oz white balsamic vinegar
4 oz grape seed oil
1 ea shallot
To taste: salt & pepper

Mince shallot and combine with oil and vinegar
Shave fennel and apple
Toss fennel, fennel greens, apple and vinaigrette
Dust salmon with fennel pollen and season with salt
Sear fish over medium-high heat until desired temperature
Serve over salad and garnish with greens