Culinary Collection

Seared Salmon and Horseradish Cream

with mushroom Parmesan orzo

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Fish, Wheat, Soy

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 4 tsp. Mirepoix Broth Concentrate
  • 3 oz. Peas
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    12 oz. Salmon Fillets
  • 6 Chive Sprigs
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    2 oz. Grated Parmesan
  • 4 oz. Cremini Mushrooms
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    4 oz. Orzo Pasta
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    ⅓ oz. Butter
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    1⅕ oz. Garlic & Herb Cheese Spread
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    2 Tbsp. Horseradish Sauce

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 Medium Non-Stick Pans
  • 1 Medium Pot
  • 1 Wire-Mesh Strainer

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Start the Orzo

    Once water is boiling, add orzo and cook until al dente, 4-5 minutes. Reserve ¼ cup orzo cooking water. Drain orzo into a wire-mesh strainer and set aside. While orzo cooks, prepare ingredients.

  2. 2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Mince chives. Cut mushrooms into ¼" slices. Pat salmon dry, and season flesh side with a pinch of salt and pepper.

  3. 3

    Finish the Orzo

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add mushrooms and a pinch of salt and pepper to hot pan. Stir occasionally until mushrooms have softened, 4-6 minutes. Stir in orzo, reserved orzo cooking liquid, half the mirepoix base (reserve remaining for sauce), peas, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper until combined and peas are heated through, 1-2 minutes. Stir in Parmesan (reserve 2 Tbsp. for garnish) and butter until combined. Remove from burner. Cover and set aside.

  4. 4

    Cook the Salmon

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add salmon, skin side up, to hot pan and sear until golden brown and salmon reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 4-6 minutes per side. Remove fish to a plate and tent with foil. Keep pan over medium heat.

  5. 5

    Make Sauce and Finish Dish

    Add 3 Tbsp. water, cheese spread, and remaining mirepoix base to hot pan. Bring to a simmer. Once simmering, stir until smooth, 30-60 seconds. Remove from burner and stir in horseradish and chives. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping salmon with sauce and garnishing with reserved Parmesan. Bon appétit!

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