January 18, 2019 1:45 pm
Updated: January 18, 2019 4:50 pm

Recipe: Pan fried Arctic char fillet with pumpkin, pear and white wine sauce from Bauhaus Restaurant

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Arctic char
● 120g Arctic char
● 30ml olive oil
● 50g butter

1. Pan sear char with olive oil fish skin side down on medium heat
2. Press the fish for 5-10 seconds in the pan
3. Add butter and baste
4. Turn fish over and let rest in the pan

Red Kuri Squash
● 1/2 Red Kuri Squash
● 30ml olive Oil

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● pinch Salt

1. Cut pumpkin in half and take out the seeds
2. cut carefully into wedges about half an inch thick in the middle
3. Blanch the wedges in simmering water for 1 minute approx.
4. Marinade in olive oil and salt
5. Pan sear for colour
6. Glaze with butter and honey

Pumpkin Puree
● 200g Butternut or Red Kuri (use trims if available)
● 250 ml Veg Stock
● 100g Butter
● Salt and honey

1. Cut Pumpkin into dices
2. Transfer into the pot and add the stock
3. Cook covered for 20 mins until very soft
4. Blend very fine with cold butter cubes
5. If to thick adjust with stock
6. Season with salt and honey should be lightly balanced sweet and salty

Poached Pear Balls
● 2 Pears
● 100ml apple juice
● splash Apple liquor
● 1 Bayleaf
● 2 Allspice
● 3 Kardamon
● 50g Butter
● 1 tbsp. Honey
● 1 tbsp. Apple cider vinegar

1. Peel Pears and use Parisienne baller with 22 widths
2. Put balls with everything else into a pot
3. Cook until tender with a small bite to it

Butternut Kraut
● 1 Butternut
● 1 tbsp. Salt
● 1 tbsp. Sugar

1. Peel squash and slice in fine stripes with Japanese slicer
2. Marinade with salt and sugar

● Two shallot
● One bay leaf
● 100g butter
● 3g thyme
● 400ml cream
● tbsp flour
● Salt to taste
● 10ml lemon juice
● 200ml white wine
● 1 celery stalk
● fish trims

1. Melt butter in a pot
2. Slice celery stalk and shallots into small pieces
3. Add celery, fish trims, and shallots all at once into the pot with butter on low heat and cook down for 3 minutes
4. Add thyme and bay leaves and cook for two minutes cook
5. Add flour cook the flour for 3-4 minutes
6. Add white wine
7. Increase heat to medium heat and cook down by half reduce
8. Add cream and lemon juice and cook for an additional 10 minutes
9. Season to taste
10. Strain out solids and use the sauce
Garnish with pumpkin seeds and pumpkin oil

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