Sandwich with Flounder Marinated in Fish Sauce, Spicy Sriracha Mayo, Pickled Red Onions & Herbaceous Salad
Top Chef, Season 7, Episode 2, Quickfire Challenge, Winner
- 2 egg yolks
- 8 oz extra virgin olive oil
- 2 oz sriracha
- Salt and pepper, to taste
Sweet & Sour Pickled Onions:
- 8 oz red onion, thinly sliced
- 8 oz Japanese vinegar
- 1 oz sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- 8 oz fluke, raw
- 1 oz Japanese fish sauce
- 1 small ciabatta loaf, sliced lengthwise
- 2 sprigs fresh dill
- 2 sprigs fresh cilantro
For the Sriracha Mayonnaise:
Whip egg yolks until smooth. While whisking, slowly drizzle in olive oil until mayonnaise consistency. Stir in sriracha. Season with salt and pepper.
For the Sweet & Sour Pickled Onions:
Combine all ingredients and let sit.
For the Fluke:
Marinade fluke in fish sauce for 20 minutes. In a hot pan, sear fish on both sides and remove.
Toast ciabatta bread. Spread sriracha mayonnaise onto bread. Top with fish, dill, cilantro, and pickled onions.