Poached salmon with basil sauce recipe
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Recipe introLooking for an elegant and flavorful seafood dish? Look no further than this delicious poached salmon with basil sauce recipe. The tender and succulent salmon is gently cooked to perfection in a flavorful poaching liquid, then topped with a vibrant and aromatic basil sauce. This dish is not only visually stunning but also bursting with fresh and vibrant flavors. Whether you're hosting a dinner party or simply looking to impress your family, this recipe is sure to be a hit.
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Poached salmon with basil sauce recipe details
|4||salmon fillets, skinned|
|3 tbsp||minced shallots|
|salt and pepper, to taste|
|For the sauce:|
|120 ml||dry white wine|
|1 tsp||freshly squeezed lemon juice|
|120 ml||whipping cream|
|60 g||fresh basil, finely chopped|
InstructionsMelt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chopped shallots and arrange salmon fillets in a single layer over shallots. Season with salt and pepper and dot salmon fillets with remaining butter.
Add wine, parsley and bay leaf and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove salmon to a serving platter, and keep warm.
Bring liquid to a boil and cook until liquid is reduced to about 60 ml. Remove from heat, discard parsley sprigs and bay leaf.
Stir in whipping and return sauce to a boil. Cook for 2 minutes or until sauce is reduced to about 180 ml. Add basil and lemon juice and stir well.
Serve salmon with warm sauce.
ca. 15 min
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