Salmon en Papillote with Lobster Love Sauce

Monahan's Seafood Market | Fresh Whole Fish, Fillets, Shellfish, Recipes, Catering & Lunch Counter

Serves 4

To make things really easy, let Monahan’s do all the work! We make these to order for Valentine’s Day!

  • 4- 6 oz. center-cut salmon fillets
  • 4 pieces of parchment paper approx. 12” x 16” (available at Monahan’s)
  • olive oil

For the Lobster Love Sauce

  • 2 T butter
  • 1/2 t minced garlic
  • 1T minced shallot
  • 1/2 C sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 1T sherry or white wine
  • 1/2 C lobster stock or fish stock- available at Monahan’s
  • 1/4 C diced, roasted red pepper
  • 1/2 C heavy cream
  • 1T Reggiano Parmesan
  • 1/3 lb. cooked lobster meat- fresh picked or thawed
  • salt + pepper to taste
  • chopped parsley- optional garnish

Melt butter in heavy saucepan, add garlic & shallots and sauté for 1 min. Add mushrooms & red pepper, sauté 5 min. then add sherry- cook for 2 min., add lobster or fish stock and cook until reduced by 1/3. Add heavy cream, cook another 5 min.- add lobster meat and parmesan, continue cooking for 2 min. Let rest for 5 minutes. Add salt & pepper to taste.

Fold parchment paper in half, then open on work surface. Lightly brush center of one side of parchment paper with olive oil. Place the salmon on top and spoon approximately 2 ounces of lobster love sauce over the top of salmon.

Follow these directions to fold the parchment.

Place the parchment-wrapped packet on baking sheet and bake in preheated 375º oven for 15 minutes. Place each packet on individual dinner plates and let your guests tear open the steaming parchment and breathe in the incredible aroma!

Your valentine will love you!

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