Salmon enCroute with Asparagus and Dill Sauce

barbara lentz


En Croute is a culinary term for a food that has been wrapped in pastry dough. It is really easy and elegant looking but most importantly tastes great.


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15 Min
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1/2 lb
asparagus trimmed and cut in half
salt and pepper
1 lb
salmon fillets skinless
puff pastry sheet thawed
1 Tbsp
whole grain mustard
1 large
egg beaten


1/2 c
1 Tbsp
whole grain mustard
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 tsp
dill weed

How to Make Salmon enCroute with Asparagus and Dill Sauce


  • 1Poach the asparagus in boiling salted water for 3 to 5 minutes then plunge into ice water. Remove and dry thoroughly.
  • 2Cut salmon in half and sprinkle with salt and pepper
    Roll out the puff pastry sheet on floured surface until big enough to cover two pieces of salmon
  • 3Place the 2 salmon pieces in the middle of puff pastry leaving enough room around each one to wrap completely around the salmon
  • 4Spread the mustard on the salmon then line a row of asparagus on the top.
  • 5Brush the edges with egg and fold up to completely cover the fish cutting off any extra edges.
  • 6Place a sheet of parchment paper on baking sheet and sprinkle with oil.
  • 7Place the salmon on baking sheet and brush the entire thing with the rest of the egg. Score the top for venting.
  • 8Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes. Until the pastry is browned. Remove from oven and let sit 5 minutes.
  • 9Mix the ingredients together for sauce and serve with salmon

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About Salmon enCroute with Asparagus and Dill Sauce

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: French

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