- 1/2 cup crème fraiche
- 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 2 teaspooons honey
- 1 teaspoon whole grain mustard
- 1 cup roughly chopped flat-leaf parsley
- A drizzle olive oil
- 4 6-ounce salmon fillets
In a bowl, mix together the creme fraich, honey, and mustards. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve the sauce with poached shrimp instead of cocktail sauce, crab claws, poached lobster, fried oysters or clams. Or with hot grilled or seared or roasted fish. For this recipe, with the parsley salmon, preheat the oven to 475 degrees F. Toss the parsley with a drizzle of olive oil. Season the salmon with salt and pepper. Crust the tops of the salmon with parsley, and then place a layer of foil over the salmon, and weight it down with a heavy pot for 10 minutes. Drizzle a rimmed baking sheet with a touch of olive oil, and place the salmon, without the foil, in the oven for about 10 minutes. Pour the mustard sauce over the top and serve hot, or serve room temperature with the sauce on the side.
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