Salmon and Dory Supreme with Caviar Veloute
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For the fish mousse you need
100gm white fish meat
Salt and pepper
For the fish you need
4 slices of salmon
4 slices of white fish spinach leaves
- For the spinach bring a pot with salted water to the boils and blanch the spinach for a few seconds before you refresh it quickly in some cold water.
- Dry it by placing it onto a tea towel by spreading leafs individually.
- For the fish mousse you place the blender bowl into the fridge as well as all the other ingredients.
- Once chilled place the fish and the egg into the blender and mix to a fine mousse. Remove and place into a pre-chilled bowl and gently fold the cream in and season with salt and pepper.
- To assemble the dish spread a bit of fish mousse onto the salmon fillets and place the white fish onto the top.
- Cover the surfaces of the fish a little with the fish mousse before you fold the fish into the spinach leaves.
- Chill and prepare the sauce.
- To serve the dish heat a steamer just below boiling point and place the fish parcels into the steamer. Cook on a very low heat for approx. 8 minutes (you can check the temperature with a little paring knife.
- Remove and place onto a preheated plate and pour the sauce over (note; add two tablespoon of salmon roe to the sauce just before serving.
Veloute (cream sauce)
Cold butter when blend into a soup or sauce creates a better emulsion and thickens a sauce much better than butter that is warm.
50ml Noilly Prat
100ml white wine
2 shallots peeled and sliced
600ml chicken stock use fish stock in case of fish
200ml double cream
100g butter cut into little cubes and chilled
Flouring’s such as basil or salmon roe
- Sweat shallots in a little butter without letting colour it
- Add Noilly Prat, white wine, stock, boil until the stock is very reduced (syrup constancy)
- Add cream and bring back to boil.
- Turn the handheld stick blender on and add the butter little by little.
- Season with salt, pepper and lemon juice.
Note: if you want to make the sauce even fluffier finish it off with 1-2 tablespoon of whipped cream.