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Throw an Oscars party fit for the stars with these Phoenician recipes and tips

Posted at 9:17 AM, Mar 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-02 11:22:49-05

The 90th Academy Awards air this Sunday on ABC15 and for those not walking the red carpet, you can still watch at home in style.

The staff at the Phoenician in Scottsdale shared some decorating tips and easy recipes you can do to bring Hollywood into your home.  


The Phoenician's Oscar Guacamole 


1 cup, Lime-Crushed Avocado 

Salt, to taste 

1 Lime, Juice 

2 tbsp, Pico de Gallo 

1 tbsp, Chipotle Oil (see recipe) 

1 Marinated Tomato 

Scallion Puree (see recipe) 

1 tbsp, Micro Cilantro 

10 Pomegranate Seeds 

1 tbsp, Edible Flowers 

Smoked sea salt, to taste 



Cut the avocado in half and take out the seed. You will need 2 avocados 

Pull the pulp out and ensure that it is ripe and creamy 

Add salt and fresh lime juice from one whole lime; Pico de Gallo 

Mix well 

Add the crushed avocado to the bowl; drizzle the chipotle oil over it. Garnish with a marinated tomato, scallion puree, micro cilantro, pomegranate seeds and pansy petals. 

Top with smoked sea salt 

Serve with Oscar-shaped or your favorite tortilla chips dusted with Tajin


The Phoenician’s Citrus-Cured Salmon Flatbread 


½ cup Kosher Salt ½ cup Granulated Sugar 

Zest of 1 Orange 

Zest of 2 Lemons 

Zest of 3 Limes 

1 tbsp Fennel Pollen 

6 oz Salmon 

1 Naan (flatbread), lightly grilled 

2 oz Greek Yogurt 

1 oz Cucumbers, sliced 

1 oz Radish, sliced thinly 

1 Fresh Dill 

5 Fresh Watercress 



Combine the first 6 ingredients and mix well 

Completely cover the bottom and top of the salmon with the citrus cure 

Cure for 12-24 hours 

Rinse the salmon to clean off the cure and dry 

Slice the salmon thinly 

Assemble the flatbread 

Using the Greek yogurt as the sauce, spread evenly on the flatbread 

Top with the sliced, cured salmon 

Place the vegetables and fresh herbs on top and cut into slices