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Salmon Wellington
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Salmon Wellington or Salmon en Croute, a gourmet dish with a festive touch. Take your dinner to the very next level, and impress your party guests this Christmas with this restaurant-style salmon recipe.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: British
Keyword: christmas main dishes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 551 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
Ingredients
  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 1 ready-rolled puff pastry sheet
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 3 tbsp cream cheese
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp fresh dill
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp butter
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius (390 Fahreneheit).

  2. Peel and chop the onion, melt the butter in a pan, then sautee the onion until soft.

  3. Add the spinach, and stir well, until it wilts, season well with salt and pepper, and take off the heat.

  4. Leave to cool, then add the chopped dill, cream cheese, and lemon juice and mix well.

  5. Beat the egg lightly, then arrange the salmon fillets on the puff pastry sheet, brushing the egg around the edges.

  6. Top the salmon with the spinach sauce, wrap the puff pastry around the salmon fillets, brush with more egg on top, then bake in the oven for about 15 minutes or until golden.

  7. Serve hot or cold.

Nutrition Facts
Salmon Wellington
Amount Per Serving
Calories 551 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 107mg36%
Sodium 278mg12%
Potassium 607mg17%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 1735IU35%
Vitamin C 6.8mg8%
Calcium 54mg5%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.