Green Tea Poached Salmon with Sensual Salsa
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Author: Bob and Robin Young

Source: "Fork Me - Spoon Me: The Sensual Cookbook", Amy Reiley

"Salmon, green tea, ginger, basil and of course, mango - all touted among the world's most potent aphrodisiacs - transform this simple dish into a veritable Viagra salad." ("Fork Me - Spoon Me: The Sensual Cookbook", Amy Reiley, 2005)
 Recipe Type
For the Salmon  
3 sprigs    Basil, fresh  
3 sprigs    Thyme, fresh  
3 sprigs    Cilantro, fresh  
1 med    Lemon, juice and zest  
2 T    Ginger root, fresh and coarsely chopped  
2 c    Green Tea, fresh and brewed strong  
4 4 oz    Salmon filets  
1 c    Baby greens  
For the Sensual Summer Salsa  
¾   Mango, peeled and chopped  
3 ripe    Apricots, pitted and chopped  
1   Scallion, thinly sliced  
1 T    Cilantro, fresh and chopped  
1 t    Lemon zest  
1 T    Lemon juice  
1 Tbs    Crystallized ginger, minced  
  Salt to taste  
For the Salmon
1 Gently tie the basil, thyme and cilantro stems with white cotton string. (Bouquet Garni)
2 In a sauté pan, bring the Bouquet Garni, lemon juice, lemon zest, fresh ginger and tea to a simmer. Add the salmon filets and poach for 7 minutes or until opaque. Remove from heat and let salmon cool down slightly in the poaching liquid.
For the Sensual Summer Salsa
1 Transfer all ingredients to a bowl. Hand toss the fleshy fruit and season with salt to taste.
To Serve
1 Rest each salmon filet on a bed of baby greens. Lubricate with 2 tablespoons of the Sensual Summer Salsa. Enjoy!
Servings: 4
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 7 minutes
Ready in: 45 minutes
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