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Chef Nick Leahy’s Salmon Poke Tacos at Saltyard


Chef Nick LeahyExecutive Chef of Saltyard, Nick Leahy is an up-and-comer on the Atlanta culinary scene. He won the Taste of Atlanta VIP Chef’s Cook-Off competition and the Atlanta Battle of the Burgers last year. Prior to his work at Saltyard Leahy honed his skills working for Concentrics, Chef Chip Ulbrich and Fifth Group in Atlanta. He also served as Executive Chef at Daylesford Organic in London, a restaurant and farm that solely uses its own homegrown, organic ingredients including fruits, vegetables, dairy and cattle. This experience fueled his passion for working with small, organic, local and artisan producers. Born in Bermuda, and partially raised in Europe as a child, Nick refers to his cooking as “globally inspired with an emphasis on using local and regional ingredients.”
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1 lb raw salmon, diced small
1 tsp mirin
1 finely chopped nori sheet
1 jalapeno
1/2 bunch cilantro
1 tsp each sesame seeds/oil
1 tsp sambal
1 tsp sweet soy
2 tblsp chopped red onion

Mix to order and stuff into taco shells. Top with sesame aioli and flying fish roe.


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