Brad Leone and Josh Make Doritos Cured Salmon | Mythical Kitchen

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Today, Josh is joined by Brad Leone of Bon Appétit to make some Doritos cured salmon. Make your own with the recipe below! MK #015

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Note that today’s content was recorded in advance of the US outbreak of COVID-19. Please excuse any reference that is no longer accurate or seemingly disrespectful or unhealthy due to general effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Time Codes
Curing Mixtures – 0:57
Cure – 4:56
Rinse & Slice – 7:12

Step 1: Make The Curing Mixtures
Base Curing Mixture
* Salt 2 tbsp
* Sugar 1 ½ tsp
* Buttermilk Powder 1 ½ tsp
* Tomato Powder 1 ½ tsp
* MSG 1 tsp
* Onion Powder ½ tsp
* Garlic Powder ½ tsp
* White pepper ¼ tsp
* Disodium Inosinate
* Sodium Guanylate

Nacho Cheese (added to base)
* Cheddar Cheese 2 Tbsp
* Romano Cheese ½ Tbsp
* White Pepper ⅛ tsp
* Cayenne ⅛ tsp

Cool Ranch (added to base)
* Citric Acid ¼ tsp
* Bell Pepper Powder 1 tsp
* Black Pepper ¼ tsp
* Parsley ¼ tsp
* Dill ⅛ tsp

1) Mix all the powdered ingredients together and periodically taste whilst sucking on a Dorito in an effort to perfectly match the flavor.

* Spice grinder
* 2 small tasting spoons
* 1 bag Nacho Cheese Doritos
* 1 bag cool ranch Doritos

Step 2: Curing the Salmon
* 2x 1lb filets of skin-on wild Alaskan salmon
* 1 bowl Nacho Cheese curing mixture
* 1 bowl Cool Ranch curing mixture

1) Rub each salmon filet down in each curing mixture, wrap in plastic, poke holes in the bottom of each plastic wrap, then set on a sheet pan with baking rack on top and let sit in the fridge for at least 3 days.

* 1 sheet pan
* 1 baking rack
* Roll of plastic wrap
* Needle to poke

Step 3: Rinsing, Slicing, and Eating the Salmon
* 2x Dorito-cured salmon filets
* 2x bowls Dorito seasonings
* Sliced and toasted bagels
* Cream cheese
* Capers
* Red Onion
* Tomato

1) Unwrap each salmon filet, rinse off in water, dry on paper towels, add additional seasoning powder on top.
2) Slice the filets to expert thinness (or, y’know, do the best you can) and add on top of a bagel dressed to your desire.