Salmon with Raspberry Habanera Hollandaise
1 7 oz salmon
1 oz Cajun Spice
1 TBS oil
1/2 lb butter
5 egg yolks
1/2 C dry white wine
2 shakes Tabasco
2 C frozen pureed raspberries
1 1/2 tsp Habanera Chile Powder
a wire whisk, add air to egg yolks in a large
bowl until yolks are a nice, thick consistency.
Slowly add melted butter and add white wine.
Add raspberries, Tabasco, Habanera chili powder,
and salt and pepper to taste. Serve over blackened
salmon. This recipe is enough for 4-5 salmon
salmon by coating one side (not skin side)
with Cajun spice. Cook spice side down in
oil, preferably in cast iron skillet. Turn
to cook opposite side. Serve spice side up
and drizzle Hollandaise over top.
After you leave the slickrock
and lock up your bike for the night, youll need to
re-fuel for the next days adventure in the red rock
desert around Moab. Theres no better place to bring
the family or a group of friends than the Moab Brewery.
Moabs largest restaurant, the Brewery seats 300 people
and offers a fun, family dining experience along with some
great microbrews. The restaurant was founded in 1996 by
John Borkoski and Dave Sabey. John founded his first brewery
in McCall, Idaho. Moab Brewery is the only on-site microbrewery
in Moab. The creative brews have become popular throughout
Utah and Colorado restaurants and bars and will soon be
Theres something for everyone on the Brewerys
fresh-crafted ale menu. Light beer drinkers will no doubt
enjoy a mug of Lizard Light, a classic American
ale. This is the perfect choice when you just want a nice,
cold beer. Named after the gonzo four wheel drive road down
in the Needles District, the Elephant Hill Hefeweizen is
an unfiltered wheat ale and tastes great with a lemon. After
you visit Dead Horse Point, you can stop in at the Brewery
for the popular Dead Horse Ale, a traditional mild, English
ale with a nicely balanced malt to hop ratio. Derailleur
Red, Scorpion Pale Ale, and Raven Stout round out the beer
the adults sample the fresh brews, the kids will be happy
with their own menu or a bite from the extensive Moab Brewery
offerings. Head Chef Van Hartenstien gives most of his entrees
a southwestern snap with an emphasis on the delicious flavors
of herbs and spices so popular in the region. Appetizers,
salads and four soups daily are perfect for those with lighter
appetites. A Very Veggie menu with garden burgers,
pasta, wraps, burritos and enchiladas will satisfy the vegetarians
in your group, but meat-eaters can select from many poultry,
beef, and fish entrees. Prime rib and salmon are two restaurant
favorites, but the Brewery serves up a giant half-pound
hamburger with all the trimmings. In short, the menu is
very, very long! On top of the lengthy menu, the restaurant
offers three daily lunch and dinner specials. Dessert is
always a treat and diners may enjoy wine or cocktails as
well as beer at the Brewery.
Manager Bob Murchison wants to make sure everyone has a
good time when they dine at the Moab Brewery so he keeps
his long-term staff happy as well.
I insist that my servers, bartenders, and kitchen
staff have fun while theyre working, he says,
So customers are bound to have a good time, too.
casual atmosphere and contemporary decor with lots of outdoor-related
gear and art fits perfectly in Moab and adds to the relaxed,
congenial dining experience. You can even eat outdoors on
We also have space for private parties or special
events in our back room, Bob adds. The back room seats
about 40 people, so its a perfect size for large family
gatherings or meetings.
In addition to the dining area, Moab Brewery has a separate,
traditional tavern. Complete with four televisions where
you can catch the latest news or sportscast, you can enjoy
any of the microbrews, along with domestic and imported
beers in the tavern.
high season the tavern hosts live music featuring local
and regional talent. During the winter you might find an
open mike event where local folks bring their guitars, flutes
or harmonicas to liven up the quiet winter evenings in Moab.
Moab Brewery is open seven days a week year-round for lunch
and dinner. You can drop in without reservations and enjoy
one of their great brews, a hearty meal, and stop at their
gift shop before resting up for your next ride. Youre
guaranteed to have a good time and a good meal at the Moab
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