Miso-Cured Salmon with Asparagus and Black Garlic Sauce
Rubbing this salmon with miso and letting it sit overnight imparts a huge amount of flavor, plus it gives the pan-fried salmon a lovely burnished look. The simple, creamy black garlic sauce is subtle, delicious and striking-looking. Slideshow: More Salmon Recipes
The sauce can be refrigerated for 3 days; rewarm before serving.
Black garlic is prized for its sweet and savory, deep molasses-like flavor; its jelly-like texture makes it perfect for adding to sauces because it dissolves so easily. It’s available at specialty shops and from blackgarlic.com.