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Smoked Sturgeon and Gnocchi Fritti

Behind The Dish - "Montreal"

Ingredients

Sturgeon Filets

  • Sturgeon Filets
  • Water
  • Salt
  • Sugar
  • Bay Leafs
  • Juniper
  • Garlic
  • Black Pepper
  • Maple

Gnocchi Fritti

  • Flour
  • Salt
  • Yeast
  • Baking soda
  • Milk
  • Water
  • Pork fat
  • Squid ink
  • Seaweed salt

To Assemble

  • Smoked Sturgeon Filets
  • Gnocchi Fritti
  • Fresh Cheese
  • Mayonnaise
  • Lemon
  • Black Pepper
  • Shallots
  • Seaweed Salt
  • Olive Oil

Steps

Sturgeon Filets

  1. Mix the water, salt, sugar, bay leafs, juniper, garlic and black pepper until the sugar and salt are dissolved.
  2. Place the sturgeon filets in brine.
  3. Soak the sturgeon filets overnight in brine.
  4. Remove the sturgeon from the brine.
  5. Paint the sturgeon with maple.
  6. Dry off in the fridge overnight.
  7. Hot smoke the sturgeon with maple wood in a smoker.
  8. Remove the sturgeon and allow to cool.

Gnocchi Fritti

  1. In a kitchen aid add the flour, salt, yeast, baking soda, milk, water, pork fat and squid ink.
  2. Mix all of the ingredients together with a dough hook.
  3. Allow the dough to rest and proof for an hour and half.
  4. Cut up the bread dough to gnocchi size.
  5. Fry the gnocchi.
  6. Remove the friend gnocchi fritti and season with seaweed salt.

To Assemble

  1. Shred sturgeon filets.
  2. Add shredded sturgeon filets, fresh cheese and mayonnaise to a bowl.
  3. Add lemon, black pepper and shallots for seasoning.
  4. Mix to combine all of the ingredients.
  5. Place a scoop of the sturgeon mixture on a plate.
  6. Season one last time with seaweed and olive oil.
  7. Add three piece of the gnocchi fritti.