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Pan fried salmon steaks in a creamy fresh sorrel, mustard and white wine sauce... this sorrel recipe is an old family classic!

Creamy Salmon & Sorrel Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Belgian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 2
Calories per serving 513 kcal

Ingredients

  • 10,5 oz fresh salmon (300 g)
  • ½ cup cream (120 ml)
  • 1 small shallot chopped
  • 1 cup dry white wine (240 ml), or vermouth
  • a handful fresh sorrel leaves
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp strong mustard
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Rinse and drain the sorrel. Chop it up and put it aside until later.

  2. Pan fried salmon steaks in a creamy fresh sorrel, mustard and white wine sauce... this sorrel recipe is an old family classic!
  3. Add the chopped shallot, mustard seeds and half of the butter to a medium saucepan. Place this over medium heat and gently cook the shallots in the melting butter for 3 minutes.

  4. Pan fried salmon steaks in a creamy fresh sorrel, mustard and white wine sauce... this sorrel recipe is an old family classic!
  5. Add the dry white wine (or vermouth).
  6. Pan fried salmon steaks in a creamy fresh sorrel, mustard and white wine sauce... this sorrel recipe is an old family classic!
  7. Let this reduce by at least half over low heat. This will take about 8 to 10 minutes. Then pour in the cream. Season with a pinch of pepper and salt.
  8. Pan fried salmon steaks in a creamy fresh sorrel, mustard and white wine sauce... this sorrel recipe is an old family classic!
  9. Bring the sauce to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes over very low heat. Stir regularly. In the meantime cut the salmon in half. Season both pieces on all sides with pepper and salt. Pour the olive oil in non-stick pan and place it over medium-high heat until hot. Then add the seasoned salmon.

  10. Pan fried salmon steaks in a creamy fresh sorrel, mustard and white wine sauce... this sorrel recipe is an old family classic!
  11. Brown the salmon on all sides until cooked the way you like it.

  12. Pan fried salmon steaks in a creamy fresh sorrel, mustard and white wine sauce... this sorrel recipe is an old family classic!
  13. Remove the salmon from the pan and cover with a piece of tinfoil for now. Add the mustard to the cream sauce.

  14. Pan fried salmon steaks in a creamy fresh sorrel, mustard and white wine sauce... this sorrel recipe is an old family classic!
  15. Stir well and check the seasoning. Add extra pepper, salt or mustard to taste if necessary. Now take the cream sauce off the heat and stir in the drained and chopped sorrel.

  16. Pan fried salmon steaks in a creamy fresh sorrel, mustard and white wine sauce... this sorrel recipe is an old family classic!
  17. Place the cooked salmon onto plates. Drizzle with the creamy sorrel sauce. Serve immediately.
  18. Pan fried salmon steaks in a creamy fresh sorrel, mustard and white wine sauce... this sorrel recipe is an old family classic!