Smoked Salmon Flatbreads & Fig Serrano Ham

Sonoma Modern American
Smoked Salmon Flatbreads and Fig Serrano Ham

Brine for ½ Side Salmon
1/3 cup kosher salt 10 leaves basil torn & bruised
1/3 cup sugar 1 T red pepper flake
½ gal water 1 tsp ea toasted coriander & fennel seed
Combine all & stir to dissolve sugar & salt. Add fish skin side up. Brine the Salmon for 36 hrs. Remove from brine pat dry. Refrigerate for 3 hour flat & uncovered. Smoke salmon with very little heat to cook under done or cold smoke. Pan-sear or grill individual portions. Crumble each piece with a splash of lemon juice, lemon zest, extra virgin olive oil and herbs. Place over lavash, flat bread or pita. Serve and Enjoy!!!!!

10 dried figs cut in ¼
½ cup port wine
¼ cup red wine
1 tsp cracked black pepper
1 bay leaf
2 T chopped cornichons
Bring all up to a boil. Simmer 5 min then let cool at room temperature.

To Assemble
8 bias cut slices of baguette baked crisp
8 small slices Serrano ham or proscuitto
extra virgin olive oil
blue cheese
Spoon figs on bread. Crumble with cheese. lay ham on and off each toast. Drizzle with oil. Serve and Enjoy!!!!!