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Salmon with Rhubarb    HT  MC   35mins


Serves 4       Hot   Fish   Fruit  Nuts  Herbs  Spices  Main Course  Eggless



75g/3oz Fine White Breadcrumbs

Grated Zest of ½ Lime 

2 teasp freshly chopped Tarragon 

2 tbsp Olive Oil

4 x 175g/6oz fillets of Salmon

1 Small Onion, finely chopped 

1 Star Anise 

2 large sticks Rhubarb, finely chopped 

2 tbsp Water

2 tbsp Fromage Frais 

1-2 teasp Caster Sugar 

Salt and Black Pepper 

Fresh Parsley to garnish




1. Preheat the oven to 190C, 375F,  Gas Mark 5 and line a baking tray with foil.  In a bowl, mix together the breadcrumbs, lime zest, half the tarragon and pepper. 


2. Add 1 tablespoon of the oil and toss to mix well. 


3. Place the fish on the baking tray, season with salt and pepper, then press the breadcrumb mixture gently over the top of the fish. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes. 


4. Meanwhile, melt the remaining  oil in a small saucepan add  the onions and star anise and sweat for 5-8 minutes until soft.


5. Add the rhubarb and cook for about 5 minutes until the rhubarb is soft. 


6. Add the water and allow to cook for a few minutes then remove the star anise. 


7. Stir in the fromage frais, sugar, salt, pepper and remaining tarragon. Mix well and heat gently over a low heat. Do not boil.


8. To serve - transfer the fish to a serving platter, drizzle a little of the sauce around the fish and garnish with parsley sprigs. Serve the remaining sauce separately in a sauce boat.



Serving Suggestions :

Accompaniments:        Garlic Potatoes with ThymePeas

Dessert:                            Baked Chocolate Soufflés



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