Salmon piccata

Salmon piccata

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30min


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About this recipe: This is an elegant dish of salmon fillets poached in lemon juice and chicken stock, then topped with butter and capers.

Christine L.

Ingredients
Serves: 2 

  • 100ml (4 fl oz) chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 fillets salmon
  • generous knob butter
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • small handful chopped fresh parsley

Method
Prep:5min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Bring stock and lemon juice to a boil in medium frying pan. Reduce heat to a simmer and place salmon fillets in pan. Cover and simmer over low heat until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove salmon from pan; keep salmon warm.
  2. Boil remaining liquid in the pan until it is reduced by nearly half. Whisk in butter and stir in capers. Spoon sauce over fish. Season with pepper and sprinkle with parsley.

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Reviews (3)

FionaShepherd
2

Easy, quick and tasty. Ideal mid-week meal. - 07 Jan 2013

Hokianga
1

- 18 Aug 2011

pigstails
0

It was quick & easy, and tasted delicious. Nice meal for one also.... - 11 Mar 2016

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