Fillet of salmon meunière

Fillet of salmon meunière
A fillet of salmon can be cooked in a similar way to sole: à la meunière. The fish is lightly floured, pan-fried in butter and served drizzled with lemony butter and flat-leaved parsley.

Every bit as good as sole.
24K 9 3.4
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Last modified on: April 11th 2021

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 7 min.
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Trim 4 salmon fillets thoroughly. You should be left with just the flesh, so remove all the skin and any bones.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
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Salt the fillets then roll in flour. Gently shake off any excess.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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Put a frying pan on medium heat. Melt 30 g butter and when really hot and frothing, add the salmon fillets.

Stage 4 - 6 min.
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Cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side.

If you are unsure about judging when they are cooked, stick a thermometer into the thickest part and cook until it reaches 140°F (60°C).

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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When the fish is cooked, transfer to a hot plate and cover with aluminium foil to keep in the heat.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Keep the pan on the heat and add 30 g butter. Leave to melt and froth.

Stage 7 - 4 min.
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Add the juice of 1 lemon, leave to thicken slightly, then add the chopped parsley.

Stage 8
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Serve the fillets drizzled with the lemony butter, and with plain white rice, for example.
"Meunière" or "à la meunière"? No real difference. The name simply refers to the small amount of flour ("meunier" means miller in French) used to coat the fish.
Should be eaten immediately.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,947 Kcal or 8,152 Kj164 gr29 gr131 gr
97 %63 %3 %20 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
192 Kcal or 804 Kj16 gr3 gr13 gr
10 %6 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
487 Kcal or 2,039 Kj41 gr7 gr33 gr
24 %16 %1 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Fish, Gluten, Milk
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  • For 4 people : 16.74 €
  • Per person : 4.19 €

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