Tuesday, 6 February 2007
Recipe: Salmon Fillet in Walnut Oil
Ingredients: 2 Salmon Fillets; half a cup of Walnut Oil; 4 tablespoons of mixed chopped Herbs ( Parsley, Chives, Tarragon, Chervil....); 3 tablespoons Dry White Vermouth; Salt & pepper; 1 clove Garlic, minced; small head of Celery, trimmed and cut into julienne; 3 tablespoons Double Cream; 2 oz Butter.
1. Make a marinade with the Oil, Wine, Garlic, chopped Herbs, and seasoning. Mix vigorously to emulsify, and marinate the Salmon Fillets for about an hour.
2. Blanch the Celery julienne 5 minutes in boiling salted water.
3. Bake the marinated fillets for five minutes on the bed of blanched julienne, in an oven pre-heated to 250 degree s C.
4. Meanwhile, heat the marinade in a small saucepan with the cream, and whisk the butter into the cream in pieces.
Serve the Salmon on the Celery julienne, and spoon the sauce over the top.