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Friday, 28 March 2014

Salmon and Fennel Portobello

Salmon and Fennel Portobello ~ Simple Food


A great starter for any occasion, Portobello mushrooms are so tasty and juicy but at the same time they don’t overpower the gentle flavour of the salmon. The wonderfully gentle aniseed flavour of the fennel compliments any kind of fish.  

Salmon and Fennel Portobello
Salmon and Fennel Portobello ~ Simple Food
You will need

2 - Salmon Fillets
4 - Portobello Mushrooms (about 80 Gm each)
½ bulb - Fennel (finely chopped)
½ teaspoon - Garlic Granules
25 Gm – Butter
150 Ml – Single Cream
4 teaspoons - Cream Cheese



Poach the salmon gently on a medium heat for about 10 minutes.

Salmon and Fennel Portobello ~ Simple Food

Carefully remove the skin, flake with a fork then set aside.

Salmon and Fennel Portobello ~ Simple Food
Salmon and Fennel Portobello ~ Simple Food








Melt the butter in a pan, then twist and remove the stalks from the mushrooms, finely chop and add to the pan.
Fry for about 2 minutes then add the fennel and the garlic and fry for a further 5 minutes.

Salmon and Fennel Portobello ~ Simple Food

Add the cream then stir in the salmon, season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper and simmer on a medium heat for 5 minutes or until the fennel is soft.

Salmon and Fennel Portobello ~ Simple Food


Meanwhile put the mushrooms under a hot grill for 5 minutes each side.
Fill the mushrooms with the salmon and fennel mixture then spread about a teaspoon of cream cheese on top.

Salmon and Fennel Portobello ~ Simple Food
Salmon and Fennel Portobello ~ Simple Food








Put under the grill for a few minutes to melt the cheese and serve with a wedge of lemon.

Salmon and Fennel Portobello ~ Simple Food