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Baked Salmon in White Wine Recipe

Baked Salmon in White Wine 


3 lb Salmon Fillet
1/2 med Onion -- sliced 1/4" thick
3 Shallots -- minced
1 cup Mushrooms -- sliced
1 tbl Lemon Juice
Salt And Pepper -- to Individual taste
pn Nutmeg
pn Cloves, Ground
Dry White Wine
2 tbl Brandy
2 tbl Flour
2 tbl Soft Butter
ds Cayenne
Parsley Sprigs -- optional
Lemon Slices -- optional




Dry fish with paper towels. Butter a large baking dish and arrange fish in it. Separate onions into rings. Scatter over fish. Combine shallots, mushrooms, lemon juice, salt, pepper, nutmeg and cloves. Sprinkle over fish and onions. Almost cover fish with wine. Bake at 350'F. for 20 to 30 minutes, or until fish flakes. Remove from oven. With a baster, remove all cooking liquid to a small saucepan. Reduce liquid over high heat to 1-1/4 cups. Warm brandy in a ladle. Light it carefully. Pour flaming brandy into reduced liquid. Cream together flour and butter. Add to liquid. Stir mixture constantly over medium heat. When thick, add cayenne and pour over fish. Garnish with parsley and lemons.

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