Salmon with Lemon Vodka Cream Sauce and Fried Sage
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Salmon with Lemon Vodka Cream Sauce and Fried Sage
Salmon with Lemon Vodka Cream Sauce and Fried Sage
Ingredients
1 tbsp. butter
2 tbsp. minced shallots
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup vodka
1/2 tsp. lemon zest
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
2 tbsp. vegetable or olive oil
4 to 8 fresh sage leaves
4 salmon fillets (about 1 lbs.)
Directions

Prep: 20 minutes, Cook: about 30 minutes, Serves: 4  

1. Melt butter over medium heat in a medium skillet. Add shallots and cook, stirring frequently, for about 3 minutes or until golden. Add cream and vodka to pan and bring to a boil. Cook for about 15 minutes or until reduced by half. Stir in lemon zest and season to taste with salt and pepper; keep warm.

2. Heat oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add sage leaves and fry until crisp and dark green on each side. Remove to paper towels to drain.

3. Season salmon with salt and pepper to taste; bake, broil or grill until cooked through (10 to 15 minutes). Serve warm sauce over salmon, then top with fried sage leaves. Recipe may be doubled.

Nutritional Information:
(279 g): 740 calories, 48 g protein, 51 g total fat (20 g sat., 1 g trans), 1 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 240 mg cholesterol, 230 mg sodium, 18 points