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Salmon Steaks Poached In White Wine

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Ingredients
  Salmon steaks 13 1⁄2 Ounce (6 Steaks, 2 1/4 Pound Each)
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon (1/2 Stick)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Shallots 2 , finely chopped
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Bay leaves 2 , quartered
  Sauterne/Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (American)
  All-purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 400F.
2. To prepare salmon steaks wash them and dry on paper towels.

MAKING
3. In medium baking dish spread 2 tablespoons butter, place fish, sprinkle with salt, shallot, lemon juice and bay leaves and add Sauterne.
4. Cover dish with foil and bake for about 20 minutes.
5. With liquid in the dish baste steaks and bake, covered for 15 minutes longer just until fish flakes easily with fork.
6. Carefully remove fish from baking dish and drain well.
7. Strain liquid to measure 1 cup, adding more Sauterne, if necessary.
8. Arrange steaks on heatproof serving platter or return to baking dish to keep warm.

FINALIZING
9. In small saucepan melt remaining butter and remove from heat.
10. Stir in flour until smooth, gradually stir in reserved fish liquid and cook over medium heat, stirring, until thick.
11. Stir in cream and pour sauce over salmon steaks and run under broiler 3 to 5 minutes or till golden-brown.

SERVING
12. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Broiled
Ingredient: 
Salmon
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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