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Easy Potato and Salmon Gratin

Easy Potato and Salmon Gratin

This dish is really easy. My husband loves this. It also gets a great response when served to guests as a quick dish.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Potatoes
2 medium
Salmon filets
2 (or 8 sashimi slices)
Butter
1 tablespoon
Milk
about 200 ml
Chicken stock cube
1 cube
Water
200 ml
Cream stew roux block
2 pieces (optional)
Bread
As much as you like
Pizza cheese
As much as you like
Salt and pepper
A small amount if needed

Steps

1. Cut the potatoes into 5 mm slices then into bite sized pieces. Saute in butter lightly and season with salt and pepper. Add the milk. Simmer the potatoes until they've absorbed almost all of the milk.
2. Add water and the soup stock cube to the pan. When it comes to a boil, add the cream stew roux and salmon and mix quickly. Make a sauce that's thicker than the usual cream stew.
3. Line the bottom of a small casserole or gratin dish with bread. If you toast it beforehand, it will be light and spongy; if you don't toast it, it will be soft and doughy. Choose whichever you prefer.
4. Put the cooked ingredients from Step 2 in the casserole or gratin dish.
5. Top with melting cheese and bake in an oven for 5-10 minutes. Done.
6. If you use salted salmon, it will be too salty. If using salted salmon, use less roux and more milk to adjust the taste.
7. If you use stew roux, you can omit the soup cube. If you don't use it, saute butter and flour together to make a roux and then make bechamel sauce, or just thicken the sauce with katakuriko dissolved in water.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a low-effort shortcut recipe. It was surprisingly well received.