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Lemon oil

salads and grilled fish

Ingredients: 1 "sfusato" lemon from the Amalfi coast, 1 liter of extra virgin olive oil.

Soak for at least seven days the peel of a lemon (yellow part only) in extra virgin olive oil.

Caper and lemon sauce

boiled fish and egg

Ingredients: 1 "sfusato" lemon from the Amalfi coast, 120g. capers, 6 salted anchovy fillets, a clove of garlic, olive oil.

Wash the anchovy fillets removing salt, dry and chop them. Remove salt from the capers; minutely chop the capers and the garlic. Combine the ingredients and add a little olive oil. Add the lemon juice and mix until the mixture is well blended.

Sour onion sauce

Ingredients: 2 "sfusato" lemons from the Amalfi coast, 2 onions, 3 tablespoons of sugar, ½ glass of vinegar, 1 clove of garlic, salt.

In a pan, brown the thinly sliced onions with sugar. When the onions are golden, add the vinegar and cook for about 6-7 minutes. Add a sliced lemon and the juice of the second one, salt and continue cooking over low heat in a covered pan, for about 15 minutes. If the sauce thickens too much, add cold water. Once cooked, pass the sauce through a sieve and put into a bowl rubbed with garlic. Store in refrigerator. This sauce is perfect with cold boiled fish.

Salmoriglio sauce

Ingredients. 2 "sfusato" lemons from the Amalfi coast, ½ glass of warm water, 1 bunch of parsley, 1 tablespoon of oregano, 1 crushed clove of garlic, salt and pepper.

In a pan, put the olive oil and, gradually, add the warm water and the lemon juice, stirring constantly. Add salt and pepper. Add oregano, parsley and garlic. Cook in a double boiler for 3-4 minutes. Put in a heated sauce dish.

This sauce is perfect for grilled fish and meat.

Cream and lemon sauce

Ingredients: 1 "sfusato" lemon from the Amalfi coast, 90ml of extra virgin olive oil, 50g of cooking cream, paprika, salt, white pepper, sugar.

In a bowl, mix the lemon juice with a bit of grated lemon peel, paprika and sugar. Add salt and pepper. Add, stirring with a whisk, the olive oil and the cooking cream. Store in the refrigerator, in a closed container.

This sauce is perfect for salads.

Lemon butter

Ingredients: 100g of butter, 1 "sfusato" lemon from the Amalfi coast, parsley, salt.

Cream the butter in a bowl at room temperature until it becomes a creamy texture. Ad a bit of salt, pepper, 3-4 finely chopped parsley leaves, grated lemon peel and its juice. Cover the butter with a plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator. It is perfect for boiled fish.

Citronette sauce

Ingredients: 150g of "sfusato" lemon juice, 250g of extra virgin olive oil, salt, white pepper.

Put the lemon juice in a bowl with salt and white pepper. Stir to dissolve the salt and add the olive oil. The sauce can be enhanced with small cubes of onions, chives and parsley. It is used to flavor salads, roasted meat and fish.