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Halibut Fillet In Puff Pastry Shell

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  Mushrooms 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), finley sliced (80 Milliliter)
  Shallots 8 , chopped
  Olive oil 4 Teaspoon
  Chives 2 Teaspoon
  Chervil 2 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 4 Teaspoon, diced
  Leek 80 Milliliter, julienned (1/3 Cup)
  Sherry 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Halibut fillets 4
  Puff pastry 1 Pound (450 Grams)
  Egg yolks 2 , beaten
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

–  Preheat oven to 375 °F (190 °C).
–  In a bowl, combine all stuffing ingredients and let stand for at least 1 hour.
–  Roll out puff pastry and cut into 8 identical fish shapes.
–  Place 1 halibut fillet in middle of pastry and spoon stuffing over it. Baste outer edge of pastry with water, then cover with a second crust and pinch edges to seal.
–  With a small knife, draw scales on pastry surface. Use a peppercorn for an eye and baste the pastry lightly with beaten egg yolks.
–  Repeat for the other halibut fillets, and bake for 30 minutes.

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Anonymous's picture
Can I use cod or flounder instead of halibut for this recipe??
Samina.Tapia's picture
Hi. You can most certainly substitute halibut with flounder as they both belong to the same family. You can also use sole as it is also a flatfish with similar texture. You can also use swordfish, fresh tuna,salmon, shark and catfish. However cod will most likely fall apart as it is a flaky fish.
Halibut Fillet In Puff Pastry Shell Recipe