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Poached Fish Florentine Style

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Ingredients
  Sole fillets 1 1⁄2 Pound (6 Fillets)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 , sliced
  Bay leaf 1
  Celery stalks 1
  Margarine 2 Tablespoon (Special Variety)
  Mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, sliced
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Egg yolk 1
  Dry vermouth 2 Tablespoon
  Cooked chopped spinach 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Wash the fish.
In a skillet combine the water, salt, pepper, onion, bay leaf and celery.
Bring to a boil and cook over medium heat 10 minutes.
Arrange the fish in it; cover and cook over low heat 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
Transfer fillets to a serving dish; strain the stock.
Melt the margarine in a saucepan; saute the mushrooms.5 minutes.
Blend in the flour, then add the stock, stirring steadily to the boiling point.
Cook over low heat 5 minutes.
Beat the egg yolk and vermouth in a bowl; gradually add the mushroom mixture, stirring steadily to prevent curdling.
Cover the fillets with the spinach and pour sauce over all.
Place under a hot broiler for 1 minute.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Broiled
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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