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Salmon Skewers with Arugula Sauce

Salmon is so versatile, it holds to all types of cooking methods -- grilling, pan-frying, roasting, poaching. It's more delicious adorned in this arugula and basil sauce. It's a terrific dish for quick weeknight meals and impressive dinner parties alike. You can have this satisfying dinner on the table in just a half an hour. Chef Wecker
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Course Appetizer, Main Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian, Mediterranean
Servings 4 people


The skewers:

The sauce:


  • For the skewers, cook potatoes in boiling salted water, until tender. drain and let cool. Pat dry the salmon, cut into 16 equal cubes.
  • Peel the potatoes. Thread alternately with the salmon pieces onto wooden skewers. Season with thyme, salt, and pepper. Sauté in hot oil in a large skillet on all sides a total of 8-10 minutes. You can also grill or bake them.
  • For the sauce add the arugula, basil, and garlic in a food processor, pulse a few times. Add the salt and peppers. Pulse again. Drizzle in the olive oil a little at a time and pulse until the consistency is creamy. Serve over the potatoes and salmon skewers.
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