How to make Salmon Wellington -

A puff pastry stuffed with spinach mixture and salmon, shaped into a braid and baked.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Salmon (सैलमन/ रावस), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Salmon Wellington

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Salmon Wellington Recipe

  • Salmon fish fillets, cut into 2 inch pieces 400 grams

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • puff pastry dough 600 grams

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Spinach shredded 2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Feta cheese crumbled ¼ cup

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Fresh dill (suva) chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Egg beaten 1

  • black sesame seeds (kale til) to sprinkle

  • White sesame seeds to sprinkle

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.

Step 2

Add onions, mix and sauté till translucent. Add spinach and mix well.

Step 3

Add little salt and crushed peppercorns, mix well and transfer onto a plate.

Step 4

Add feta cheese and mix well.

Step 5

Place the fish pieces on a plate. Add salt, lemon juice and dill and rub well. Set aside for 10 minutes.

Step 6

Dust the worktop with some flour. Place a portion of the dough on it and roll out into a ½ inch thick sheet. Fold in all the edges, dust with some flour and roll out again into a thin sheet.

Step 7

Make a bed of the spinach mixture in the centre, place a fish piece on it and discard the uneven edges.

Step 8

Preheat oven at 180° C.

Step 9

Make cuts on the opposite lengthwise sides. Brush with some beaten eggs and bring in the strips over the fish to cover it, making a braid pattern. Seal the edges. Similarly, prepare the remaining wellingtons.

Step 10

Place the wellingtons on a baking tray and brush with the beaten eggs. Sprinkle black and white sesame seeds on top, place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.

Step 11

Serve hot.

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