Salmon with sorrel

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  1. 34 min.Salmon with sorrel : Photo of step #1
  2. 22 min.Salmon with sorrel : Photo of step #2
  3. 5 min.Salmon with sorrel : Photo of step #3
    Let wait in a hot plate, covered with aluminium foil.
  4. 5 min.Salmon with sorrel : Photo of step #4
    Prepare sorrel sauce: Discard fat from frying pan, and put back on medium heat.

    Add 2 tablespoons fish fumet, 1 glass dry white wine, and carefully scrape the bottom of the pan with a wooden spatula to get all the cooking juices, mix them with wine and fumet, and leave to reduce to about half.
  5. 2 min.Salmon with sorrel : Photo of step #5
    Add all the sorrel leaves to the frying pan, stir gently...
  6. 3 min.Salmon with sorrel : Photo of step #6
    ...in a few seconds they will wilt, and unfortunately lose their nice green color.
  7. 7 min.Salmon with sorrel : Photo of step #7
    Add 200 ml liquid cream, bring to the boil then salt and pepper.

    Leave to thicken to your taste, check seasoning, and the sorrel sauce is ready.
  8. 5 min.Salmon with sorrel : Photo of step #8
    To serve: on a hot plate (important), arrange a salmon steak in centre, surround with sorrel sauce.

    Serve with rice for example.

Remarks:

A word of caution: you should not chop sorrel, but add the leaves as the taste is better.

Source:

From Charles Barrier.

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