Photo: Leigh Beisch; Styling: Dan Becker
Total Time:
2 Hours 20 Mins
Yield:
Serves 4

John Sundstrom, chef of Lark restaurant in Seattle, drew on his Scandinavian heritage to create this sweetly spiced fish. Try it as an appetizer with bread and radishes, as he does, or turn it into a salad as we've done here.

How to Make It

Step 1

Heat vinegar, sugar, salt, and seasonings in a saucepan to boiling, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; pour into an 8-in. square glass or ceramic baking dish. Let cool.

Step 2

Sprinkle fish with pepper. Heat a large nonstick frying pan over medium heat. Add 1 tbsp. oil, then add fish and cook, turning once, until barely cooked through, 3 to 6 minutes. Pull off skin and discard.

Step 3

Transfer fish to pickling mixture, cover, and chill 2 hours; turn fish after 1 hour.

Step 4

Toss arugula with remaining 1 tbsp. oil and 2 tsp. pickling mixture in a large bowl. Arrange on plates. Using a slotted spoon, arrange fish next to salad. Serve with radishes, butter, and bread.

Step 5

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

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Ratings & Reviews

portland's Review

portland
May 29, 2010
i served this with a salad for a light and refreshing dinner. nice flavor, easy to prepare.