Seared Salmon with Pink Shrimp Hollandaise Sauce

Seared Salmon With Pink Shrimp Hollandaise Sauce Recipe

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Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

I'm posting this recipe so it's available for the "Think Pink" tag game.

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Serves:
6
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Saute

Ingredients

  • 6 (5-oz)
    center-cut salmon fillets
  • 1/2 large
    lemon
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    lemon pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1 large
    shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 cups
    chanterelle mushrooms, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup
    fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch strips
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp
    fresh thyme, chopped
  • PINK SHRIMP HOLLANDAISE SAUCE

  • 3 Tbsp
    white wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
    water, divided
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 sprig(s)
    fresh thyme
  • 1/4 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1 tsp
    ground white pepper
  • 4 large
    egg yolks
  • 1 cup
    clarified unsalted butter
  • 1 cup
    cooked pink shrimp (tails off, if using frozen)
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 3/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper

How to Make Seared Salmon with Pink Shrimp Hollandaise Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Squeeze fresh lemon juice over each salmon fillet, then season each with salt and lemon pepper.
  2. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add salmon, flesh side down, and sear until lightly browned and starting to crisp along the edges, about 6 minutes. Gently turn the salmon fillets over and sear just until cooked through, about another 5 or 6 minutes. Transfer salmon to platter and cover with foil to keep warm.
  3. Melt butter in the same skillet. Add shallots and cook in butter about 2 minutes or until translucent. Add the mushrooms and cook another 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Add the beans and sauté 2 more minutes. Stir in the parsley and thyme. Remove from heat, cover pan and set aside for a few minutes.
  4. PINK SHRIMP HOLLANDAISE SAUCE:
    Boil the vinegar, 2 Tbsp water, bay leaf, thyme, salt and white pepper in a small saucepan until reduced to about 2 tablespoons. Remove from heat and stir in remaining 1 Tbsp of water.
  5. In a medium size mixing bowl set over a pot of simmering hot water, whisk the egg yolks for 2 minutes and has thickened. Remove bowl from heat. Strain the vinegar reduction sauce into the egg yolks, and whisk until well blended. Whisk in the clarified butter in a slow, steady stream until well incorporated into the sauce. Fold in the pink shrimp, lemon juice, parsley and cayenne.
  6. Divide the mushroom-bean mixture among 6 plates. Place a salmon fillet on top of each serving, and spoon Pink Shrimp Hollandaise sauce over each salmon fillet. Serve immediately.

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About Seared Salmon with Pink Shrimp Hollandaise Sauce

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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