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Fillet Of Sole Marguery A La Diamond Jim

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Fillet Of Sole Marguery A La Diamond Jim is a fish and seafood recipe. Prepared in fish stock and topped with oyster and shirmp; the fillet of sole marguery is served with a sauce of pan gravy prepared with wine and butter.
Ingredients
  Flounder 2 , filleted
  Halibut/Cod 1 Pound
  Sliced carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Leek 1 , sliced
  Parsley sprigs 3
  Peppercorns 10
  Bay leaf 1 Small
  Thyme sprig 1 Small
  Water 1 1⁄2 Quart
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Oysters 12 , poached
  Boiled shrimp 12
  Dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4
Directions

Ask the fish dealer to give you the heads, tails, and skin from the flounder.
Place these trimmings and small chunks of the halibut or cod in a saucepan.
Toss in carrots, leek, parsley, peppercorns, bay leaf, and thyme.
Add water and cook to a boil, then reduce heat, and simmer gently until liquid is reduced to about 1 pint.
Strain through a fine cheesecloth, saving the stock.
Arrange fillets in a buttered baking dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Add 1 cup of the fish stock and bake in a preheated 325° oven for 15 to 20 minutes.
With a broad spatula, carefully transfer fillets to a hot ovenproof serving platter.
Arrange oysters and shrimp on top.
Set aside.
Pour remaining cup of fish stock into pan in which fillets baked.
Cook until stock is reduced to about 1/4 cup.
Strain into top of double boiler, add white wine and butter.
Cook over hot water, stirring until butter is melted.
Beat egg yolks vigorously, then stir in the butter mixture a little at a time.
Pour egg mixture into top of double boiler and cook, stirring constantly, until sauce is the consistency of a medium cream sauce.
Pour over fish.
Broil in a preheated broiler until golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Fish

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