Aug 15

This dish takes a bit of skill. Many I’ve talked to just can’t get the sauce right, and it’s a matter of knowing the texture you are looking for. This lends itself to a thought – a couple posts in the future on sauces, especially those that start with a roux. Depending on the interest, I’ll start thinking about an upcoming ‘sauce series.’

Now the cream sauce for today’s dish:

Start with a stick (1/4 lb) of butter and melt in the pan. Slowly add 4-5 tablespoons flour while whisking continuously. Before the roux (this flour/butter mix) starts to brown, add one pint heavy cream, still whisking. Once the cream is incorporated, add 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese.

Serve over poached salmon and shrimp or scallops, whichever you prefer. You can choose among many sidedishes, we prefer to keep it simple, brown rice and steamed carrots.

Any leftover sauce can be the start of a nice mac and cheese for lunch.


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12 Responses to “Salmon in a Cream Sauce”

  1. Christy Says:

    Sounds and looks very yummy. My husband is the chef of the house, I’ll be passing this along.

  2. TR Hughes Says:

    This looks fabulous!

    I’ve made a sauce similar and added fresh lemon juice and tarragon (if using for fish).

    The Sausage Zucchini Soup sounds amazing.

  3. admin Says:

    The Sausage Zucchini is one I’ve made for over 20 years. A great dish to make at the height of the season, and freeze for the winter.

  4. james Says:

    This must be delicious. thanks for the recipe :)

  5. The Dick Dujour Says:

    Once you figure out how to make a roux you’ve usually got it, it’s just the nasty ones you have to work through while you’re learning that are frustrating.

  6. admin Says:

    Agreed, good observation.

  7. Gladys Says:

    Cream sauce makes a tasty seafood sauce. Salmons also can be paired with a wide variety of sauces. Check out this collection of homemade sauces, dressings & condiments recipes.

  8. Auntie E Says:

    we love salmon and I like this recipe. Will put it on my list to make .

  9. Connie T Says:

    It sounds delicious.

  10. ceemee Says:

    I would love to ty this. I love creamy and cheesy sauces.

  11. Cindy Says:

    Wow! Looks yummy! Gonna get some salmon this weekend and try out your recipe! =)

  12. hadie Says:

    It’s look yummy, i like creamy……..

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