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Fish in Mustard Sauce

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Category: Seafood, Fish

 Ingredients List

  • 6 Filets of sole or other fish
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 1 tb Flour
  • 1 c Milk
  • Salt; pepper and nutmeg
  • 1 ts Tarragon
  • 2 Shallots
  • 1 tb White part of green onions
  • 1/2 c Dry white wine
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 2 tb Mustard( Dijon)
  • 1/2 c Heavy cream
  • 3 tb Parmesan cheese; grated


1. Preheat oven to 350

2. Season fish with salt and lemon

3. Melt 1 tbs butter in a small saucepan. Stir in flour 1 minute.

4 . Pour in warm milk stirring vigorously, keep stirring until thick.

5. Turn down heat, add salt pepper and nutmeg and simmer 5 minutes,
stirring occasionally.

6. In another saucepan combine shallots, chopped green onions, tarragon,and
wine and simmer until wine is reduced to 2 tbs.

7 Add wine reduction to the thickened milk, and cook 5 minutes, stirring

8. Mix egg yolk and cream and add to sauce.

9. Off the heat, stir in 2 tbs of the mustard to the sauce. Check

10. Drain fish filets.

11. Place fish in a buttered baking dish, pour the sauce on top and
sprinkle parmesan.

12. Bake 15 to 20 to minutes until bubbly, then broil until top is golden.

Serving Ideas : serve with potatoes

NOTES : Use the very best mustard you can find

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