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Here is a absolutely delicious lunch or supper dish that is relatively quick. Actually you can buy both tapenade and aioli at a gourmet-type grocery store, but homemade is much better.
- 1 lb fresh salmon
- olive oil
- coarse salt
- fresh ground black pepper
- 4 ounces olives, pitted
- 1 ounce anchovy fillet, rinsed if salted
- 1⁄2 tablespoon capers, rinsed
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 garlic cloves
- coarse salt
- 1 egg yolk, at room temperature
- 3⁄4 cup olive oil
- fresh ground white pepper
- 1 bunch arugula
- 4 whole wheat tortillas, rounds (or whole wheat pita pockets)
- To prepare the salmon, remove any bones in the fish, cut into 4 portions, coat with olive oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- To make the tapenade, place the olives, anchovy, capers in the container of a food processor.
- With the motor running, pour in the olive oil and process until mixed but not smooth.
- To make the aioli, place the garlic and salt in a mortar.
- With a pestle, mash this into a smooth paste.
- Mix in the egg yolk.
- Transfer from a pestle to a whisk, and add the oil, drop by drop until the egg and oil begins to emulsify.
- Start adding the remaining oil in a thin, steady stream, whisking all the while.
- When all the oil has been added, taste, and add salt and pepper to taste.
- Grill or roast the salmon over a moderately high heat until is is barely cooked through.
- Remove from the heat.
- Quickly warm each tortilla on each side over the grill or on the stove.
- Place the salmon, arugula, tapenade, and aioli in the bottom half of each tortilla round, fold over the top and serve warm.