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Salmon with Pechay

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salmon pechay

People have been inquiring information about our pechay lately. Today’s recipe features our hydroponic veggie along with salmon. We know that salmon may be pricey, particularly if you are not close to where they are produced. So don’t discard this recipe, you may try substituting the salmon for another type of fish, for instance, sea bass.


fresh ginger (about 2.5cm)

1/4 cup soy sauce

1 tsp sesame oil

2 tsp sugar

1 tsp chili sauce or crushed pepper flakes

plastic bag

4 skinless salmon fillets

2 garlic cloves

4 small pechay

6 small scallions

2 tbsp olive oil

salt and pepper to taste

Serves: 4


Peel the ginger and grate, place in a medium bowl. Pour the soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar and chili sauce. Mix well. Place salmon fillets in a plastic bag, pour in the sauce, seal and shake well. Place in the fridge and let marinate for 5 minutes. Heat a pan and drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil, place the salmon and cook for about 8 minutes, 4 on each side, until opaque in center. In a separate saucepan, bring the marinade to a boil, turn off and set aside.

Peel the garlic cloves and thinly slice. Cut the pechay lengthwise into quarters. Cut the scallions diagonally. Heat a pan and drizzle with the remaining olive oil. Add the garlic, pechay and scallions. Stir fry for about 4 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Transfer the vegetables and divide into 4 dishes, place the salmon fillets and drizzle everything with the marinade.

Source: adapted from Epicurious.

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