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Steamed Sorrel-Wrapped Salmon With Sorrel Mayonnaise

Type: Fish
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 3 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Salmon filet - (abt 1 lb)
  Coarse salt - to taste
  Freshly- ground black pepper - to taste
16   Sorrel leaves - see * Note
1/2 cup 118mlLow-fat mayonnaise
1 teaspoon 5mlGrated onion
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt

Recipe Instructions

* Note: Look for sorrel among the herbs at your supermarket or at farmers markets.

Cut salmon into 3 pieces. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Wrap each piece in 2 large sorrel leaves. Tie with string to secure. Steam wrapped salmon in steamer until center of fish is still slightly red, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from steamer. Let cool slightly, then cover tightly with plastic wrap and chill 2 hours.

Chop remaining sorrel leaves. Place in blender with mayonnaise, onion, salt and pepper to taste and blend until sorrel is chopped very fine and mayonnaise is bright green. Chill 30 minutes or until ready to serve.

Remove string from chilled salmon. Serve salmon with sorrel mayonnaise.

This recipe yields 3 servings.

Each serving: 252 calories; 455 mg sodium; 93 mg cholesterol; 13 grams fat; 8 grams carbohydrates; 24 grams protein; 0.01 gram fiber.

The Los Angeles Times, 06-14-2000


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