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Baked Salmon with Tarragon Chive Cream Sauce

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Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

This recipe can be presented as an elegant main dish, or a simple quick and easy week night meal.

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Serves:
4 Servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

4 Tbsp
butter, divided
4
(8 oz.) salmon fillets, skin removed and rinsed twice
1
fresh lemon
1/2 c
white wine
1
shallot, minced
2 tsp
chopped tarragon, divided
2 tsp
chopped chives, divided
8 oz
heavy cream
salt to taste
pepper to taste

How to Make Baked Salmon with Tarragon Chive Cream Sauce

Step-by-Step

  • 1Coat baking dish with 1 Tablespoon butter. Place fillets skin side down. Pour lemon juice, wine and 2 Tablespoons melted butter over fish. Place into a preheated 350 F. oven for 8 to 9 minutes.
  • 2While fish is baking, saute shallots in 1 Tablespoon butter, 1 teaspoon tarragon and 1 teaspoon chives. When fish is done baking, pour all liquid into shallots, reduce by half. Add heavy cream and remainder of herbs and reduce by half. Season with salt and pepper, pour over fish and serve.

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About Baked Salmon with Tarragon Chive Cream Sauce

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy