Salmon with Grapefruit and basil relish
(adapted from Cook's Illustrated)
Salmon and grapefruit and basil are all in season, have some fun with it!
2 salmon fillets
1 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 red grapefruit
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 small shallot, minced
1 teaspoon lemon juice, plus 2 wedges of lemon for serving
Salt and pepper, as you like it
a drink for the chef
Peel your grapefruit and take the fruit out of the skin, break into 1/2 inch pieces.
In a small bowl stir together chopped basil, shallot, lemon juice, and oil. Add grapefruit pieces and salt & pepper.
Get your frying pan nice and hot, then add a slurp of olive oil, swirl in pan. Salt and pepper your salmon, then cook it about 3-4 minutes per side, until done.
Plate, and top with relish.