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Baked Fish and Breadcrumbs with Easy Sauce

Baked Fish and Breadcrumbs with Easy Sauce

This sauce balances the sourness of tomato and capers and richness of an egg yolk. Very light and easy to make.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Salmon fillets
2 fillets
Salt and pepper
to taste
Panko
as needed
Lettuce
2 leaves
Butter
10 g
Water
1 tablespoon
For the sauce:
Onion
1/3
Capers
1 tablespoon
White wine
100 ml
Egg yolk
1
Cherry tomatoes
6
Butter
20 g
Salt and pepper
to taste
Vegetables for garnish
Turnips or asparagus
as needed

Steps

1. Peel the salmon fillets. Sprinkle with some salt (not included in the ingredients list) and leave to stand for about 30 minutes to get rid of fishy smell or excess moisture.
2. Meanwhile chop the onion and capers. Cut the tomatoes in half. Blanch the vegetables for garnish in salted water.
3. Pat dry the salmon fillets and sprinkle with salt and pepper on both sides. Coat one side with panko. Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan and fry the salmon with the side with the panko down.
4. Turn over and remove from the frying pan after cooking thoroughly.
5. Boil the water with the butter in a sauce pan and add the sliced lettuce. Cover with a lid to steam for about 1 minute over a low heat.
6. Place the lettuce onto a serving plate and put the salmon on top.
7. Make the sauce. Put the onion and capers in the same saucepan and fry. Add the white wine and evaporate the alcohol content.
8. Turn off the heat and leave to cool for a little while. Add the egg yolk and whisk until fluffy.
9. Turn on the heat and add the tomato. Heat to reduce the sauce by crushing the tomatoes. Taste and season with butter, salt and pepper.
10. Pour the sauce over the salmon and serve.
11. I peeled cherry tomatoes and added some parsley. With the peeled tomatoes you will have smoother sauce.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to make an easier sauce without having to cook the onions and tomatoes beforehand.