Food Network Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr. Visits Portland
Partnered with Fresenius Medical Care
Food Network Celebrity Chef Aaron McCargo Jr., star of “Big Daddy’s House” and frequent guest on Dr. Oz and The Chew, will be in Portland on August 10th helping local residents living with chronic kidney disease create healthy, easy-to-make recipes.
Chef McCargo 2000 , Jr. has partnered with Fresenius Medical Care, the leading network of dialysis facilities, to develop flavorful yet simplerecipesthat help folks live a better life on dialysis and get excited about meals again.
• Friday, August 10th, 3:15 – 4:15 p.m. and 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.: The Bite of Oregon Chef Stage, Waterfront Park, Portland
Blackened Salmon with Tarragon Blue Cheese
By Chef Aaron McCargo Jr. & Fresenius Medical Care North America
- 1 lb fresh salmon fillets
- ½ cup light cream
- 1 tbsp canola oil
- 2 tbsp butter, unsalted
- 2 tbsp chopped fresh tarragon
- 6 tbsp blue cheese crumbles
- 1 tsp fresh cracked black pepper
- ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
- 1 tbsp fresh lemon zest
- 1 tsp cayenne pepper
- 2 tsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp coarse black pepper
- 1 tsp Italian seasoning (no salt)
- 1 tsp celery seed
- 1 tbsp cilantro
Directions: Mix everything in small bowl
Sprinkle fish with blackening spice then proceed to sear in canola oil and butter until golden brown for 3-6 minutes on medium-high heat on each side in a nonstick pan. Remove and let rest. Prepare sauce while fish is resting then serve.
Heat cream, lemon juice, and zest until simmering on medium-high heat. Lower heat and add tarragon, blue cheese, celery seed, black pepper and cilantro. Stir until well mixed, turn off heat and pour over fish.
1 serving = 5 ounces
Calories 338 calories Trans Fat 0 grams
Protein 26 grams Cholesterol 108 milligrams
Carbohydrate 4 grams Potassium 422 milligrams
Total Fat 25 grams Phosphorus 294 milligrams
Saturated Fat 10 grams Sodium 211 milligrams