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Rolled Plaice With Smoked Salmon

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Ingredients
  Plaice fillets 6 Large, skinned and halved lengthwise
  Smoked salmon 4 Ounce, cut into strips (125 gram)
  Lemon 1 , freshly juiced
  Black pepper To Taste
  Dry white wine 4 Fluid Ounce (100 milliliter)
For sauce
  Leeks 1 Pound, roughly chopped (450 gram)
  Watercress 1 Bunch (100 gm), roughly chopped
  Dry vermouth 4 Tablespoon
  Single cream 10 Fluid Ounce (1 carton, 284 milliliter)
  Fish stock 3⁄4 Pint (450 milliliter)
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Ounce (40 gram)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. Place a plaice fillet, skinned side up, on a clean working surface.
2. Top with a salmon strip and use more to cover surface area.
3. Drizzle lemon juice and season with pepper. Roll and keep aside.
4. Follow same procedure for remaining fillets and keep aside.
5. In a casserole pot, place all the fish fillets at base, rolled side down.
6. Pour wine over them and cover with foil/ lid.
7. Bring to boil. Once boiled, reduce flame and cook for around 10 minutes.
8. Once cooked, gently remove rolled fish and arrange on a serving platter. Keep in a warm area.
9. Strain the remaining juice in the casserole and keep aside.

FINALIZING
10. In a medium sized sauce pan, melt butter to prepare sauce.
11. Add the leeks, mix well and cover and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 6 minutes or they soften.
12. Add watercress, mix well and cook for 3 to 4 more minutes.
13. Remove off flame and keep aside to cool.
14. In an electric mixer, place cooled vegetables along with vermouth and blend for 1 minute.
15. Add stock, cream, salt and pepper and blend till smooth.
16. Remove on to a sauce pan, add reserved cooking liqueur and re heat gently.

SERVING
17. Spoon sauce over fish and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Poached
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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