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Salmon En Croute with dill and wholegrain mustard
We don't eat meat so this Salmon En Croute has become our Christmas meal tradition.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1141 projects »
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  • How to bake a fish pie. Salmon En Croute - Step 1
    Step 1

    Skin the side of salmon before slicing in half down the middle.

  • How to bake a fish pie. Salmon En Croute - Step 2
    Step 2

    Whisk together the butter and dill before grating in the zest from the lemon. Season with salt and pepper.

  • How to bake a fish pie. Salmon En Croute - Step 3
    Step 3

    Spread one half of the salmon with the butter.

  • How to bake a fish pie. Salmon En Croute - Step 4
    Step 4

    Squeeze the lemon juice into the wholegrain mustard and use this to spread the second half of salmon.

  • How to bake a fish pie. Salmon En Croute - Step 5
    Step 5

    Place the two halves on top of each other with the mustard and butter touching in the middle.

  • How to bake a fish pie. Salmon En Croute - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut the shortcrust pastry in half and roll out into two sheets. Lay the salmon on top of one sheet and then place the second sheet on top.

  • How to bake a fish pie. Salmon En Croute - Step 7
    Step 7

    Neatly squeeze in the edges.

  • How to bake a fish pie. Salmon En Croute - Step 8
    Step 8

    Use a knife to cut a criss cross pattern on the top of the salmon.

  • How to bake a fish pie. Salmon En Croute - Step 9
    Step 9

    Cut off any excess pastry from the edges.

  • How to bake a fish pie. Salmon En Croute - Step 10
    Step 10

    You can use this excess pastry to cut out little shapes for the top of your pie.

  • How to bake a fish pie. Salmon En Croute - Step 11
    Step 11

    Brush the top of the pie with an egg yolk.

  • How to bake a fish pie. Salmon En Croute - Step 12
    Step 12

    Bake at 180'C for 20 minutes and serve hot.

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Comments

Eien
Eien · Conyers, Georgia, US · 3 projects
Well that looks delicious.
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1426 projects
Thanks so much. I love the lemon and dill in the middle of it!
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