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Halibut Vol Au Vents

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  Halibut fish/Other firm fleshed white fish 1 Pound
  Butter 5⁄8 Cup (10 tbs)
  Lemon/3 tablespoon dry white wine 1
  Baked vol au vent cases 4 Large (Or 8 Small, Patty Shells)
  Egg yolks 4
  Paprika pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Skin the fish and cut into pieces.
Place in an ovenproof dish with 2 tablespoons of the butter and half the lemon juice or wine.
Cover and poach in a cool oven (300° F) for 15 minutes.
Remove the bones and flake the fish; keep warm.
Heat the vol-au-vent cases in the oven.
In a bowl, beat the egg yolks with the remaining lemon juice, the paprika, salt and 5 tablespoons of water; place the bowl over a pan of hot water and continue to beat the mixture until it begins to thicken.
Melt the remaining butter and gradually add to the beaten mixture.
Continue beating until the butter is completely absorbed.
Fill the vol-au-vent cases with the flaked fish and pour over the sauce.
Serve any remaining sauce separately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1327 Calories from Fat 963

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 100 g154.5%

Saturated Fat 52.5 g262.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 297 mg99%

Sodium 1129.7 mg47.1%

Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.4%

Dietary Fiber 17.4 g69.7%

Sugars 8.4 g

Protein 43 g85.8%

Vitamin A 38.7% Vitamin C 20.1%

Calcium 9.2% Iron 26.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Halibut Vol Au Vents Recipe