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Fish Burger – Arctic Char in a Steamed Bun Served with Cucumber Salad

Hurtigruten stops at more than 30 different ports along the coast of Norway. In the middle of the night it stops at Sortland in Northern Norway, where it loads fresh arctic char. We took a …

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Smoked fjord trout with soured milk (filbunke)

Main course Serves 4 PREPARATION: 1 Rub the trout fillet lightly with salt and pepper. Sprinkle the alder wood chips on the bottom of the smoker. Light the burner and put the grid in place. …

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Lemon sole and Dover sole with butter sauce, kale and chives

I love all types of small flatfish, for instance lemon sole and Dover sole. The lemon sole is fried with the skin on, while the Dover sole’s skin is so thick and chewy that it …

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Baked trout with herbs, wrapped in cured ham

This dish is very much what this program is all about, which is taking in the local food traditions wherever you go. Sometimes when you’re hungry, it’s better to keep things simple, with quality ingredients …

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Smoked trout with fresh berries and salad

Smoking fish is an old traditional method used in Norway for storing raw produce. The only thing you need to do this yourself is a BBQ grill with a lid and some wood chips. Serves …

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Tandoori-flavored cod

with Potato and Ginger Croquettes and Baked Tomatoes

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Steamed cod fillet

Servings: 4 PREPARATION:   1 Bring a large pot of water to the boil and season with salt and cider vinegar. Wrap the roe individually in baking paper and carefully simmer for 5 minutes before …

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Pan-fried white fish

Servings: 4 PREPARATION:   1 Mix all the dressing ingredients together. Next, add the potatoes, cauliflower, radishes and finally the sugar-snaps. 2 Toss the vegetables and the sauce together and let the salad marinate in …

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Lemon-marinated sterling white halibut

with asparagus and serrano ham

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Posted in Episodes, Recipes by chef, S06 E13 Deep Sea Harvest, Tina Nordstrom | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Lemon-marinated sterling white halibut

Bohlinhos de bachalau

Servings: 4 PREPARATION:   1 In a medium-sized bowl, combine the fish and the potatoes and mash together until fairly smooth. 2 Mix in the egg, the garlic and the parsley. 3 Using your hands, …

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Smoked salmon with pearl onions baked in filo dough

Servings: 4 PREPARATION:   1 Pre-heat the oven to 440 Fahrenheit (225 Celsius). 2 Roll out each filo dough sheet to double its size. Split it down the middle. 3 Fry the onion in a …

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Seared pollock with onion jam, lingonberries and asparagus

Seared pollock with caramelized onions is one of Norway’s national dishes. Here I have cooked the onions further, so that they are almost to be considered as a jam. Serves 4 PREPARATION: 1 Cut the …

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Fried trout with sour cream and cucumber salad

I cooked this salmon in an outboard engine on a boat. I was lucky. The heat generated during our short trip was just enough to cook the fish. It was fun, but all in all …

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Grilled salmon with salmon roe, lemon verbena and pink peppercorns

Fresh fish doesn’t need much company to make a lovely meal. When I made this dish on the riverbanks of Mo River, I was lucky enough to have a couple of really delicious supplements: Salmon …

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Luxurious fish gratin

Eyvind Hellstrøm, the head chef at Bagatelle Restaurant in Norway, served this gratin as a staff meal once when I happened to be there, doing an interview on him. It was absolutely amazing. There is …

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Halibut baked with cucumber and herbs

We almost always use cucumbers raw, but when they are baked, like here, they give off a lot of moisture and flavour. They can either be discarded or served on the side – they are …

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