Monday May 8, 2017: Dinner No. 85: Five-Spice Salmon & Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
May 9th, 2017 by Kate

Tonight Max had late soccer practice so I (Alex) was in charge and decided to make Five-Spice Salmon.  (I was inspired by Justice and Blue Apron’s Family Plan Challenge on MasterChef Junior).  On the side I cooked cous-cous, bok choy and roasted cauliflower and broccoli.  And for dessert I made a chocolate chip cookie cake. Yum.  And for those of you who don’t know: Five-Spice seasoning is made up of cinnamon, cloves, fennel, star anise and Szechwan peppercorns.


Here are the ingredients for dinner.  There was a lot of chopping beforehand (mom helped since Max was gone)

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Then I sauteed the bok choy with chopped garlic…boy does bok choy cook down!


Then I sprinkled Chinese Five-Spice powder on the salmon filets and sauteed them skin side down to start. When they were done, I made a simple sauce in the cooking pan: butter and rice vinegar

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Finally, I plated everything, adding chopped scallions for garnish.


For dessert we had a chocolate chip cookie cake I had made earlier.  Basically it’s a chocolate chip cookie recipe with 4 tablespoons extra flour.  Then you bake it in a circular pan, pop out and enjoy. We put a little frosting on ours, just to be decadent.

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