Salmon En Croute

This delicious recipe is from Sam Woodhouse, Catering Manager at Speedwell Court.

Serves 1

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

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  • 1 salmon fillet
  • 1/2 Puff pastry sheet
  • 40g green beans
  • 40g carrot
  • 1/2 leek
  • 1 potato
  • 1/2 tin of chopped tomato
  • splash white wine vinegar
  • pinch of sugar
  • 25ml white wine
  • 1/2 brown onion
  • 1 tsp garlic puree
  • 250ml cream
  • 100g Watercress
  • 1 egg
  • 25ml milk
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Peel carrots and cut into batons, top the green beans, slice the leek lengthways and blanch, peel the potato and dice the onion.
  • Crack the egg and mix with milk.


  • Lay the leek down on the side and arrange the carrot and green beans on top of the leek and roll.
  • The leek will stick together and it will form the vegetable bundle.
  • Peel the potato and boil for mash, then season.
  • In a pan, add a splash of oil and add the diced onion and garlic.
  • Add the wine and reduce.
  • Add some watercress and blend.
  • Add the cream and reduce, then season.
  • Place chopped tomato, white wine vinegar and sugar into a pan and reduce and season.
  • Take your cut puff pastry and lay the salmon fillet in and fold over and pinch together, then egg wash the pastry.
  • Pipe the mashed potato into a tower and fill with the tomato sauce.
  • Place the salmon into the oven 170c and bake for around 25 min


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