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Potato-Crusted Salmon with Dijon Shallot Sauce

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Servings: 4


  • Dijon Shallot Sauce2 Tbs minced shallots
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 Tbs all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 bay leaf
  • 2 Tbs white wine
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Salmon3 medium potatoes, washed, peeled and grated, about 1 pound
  • 1 Tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 4 4-ounce salmon fillets


  • In a medium saucepan, sauté shallots in butter over medium low heat until translucent, about 1 minute. Add flour and mix to form a roux. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly, or until mixture turns light brown.
  • Slowly pour in milk and whisk with a wire whip until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Add bay leaf and wine. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add mustard.
  • Place shredded potatoes in colander and rinse several times in cold water until water is clear and starch is removed. Transfer to a large bowl and add lemon juice.
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly coat an ovenproof sauté pan with canola oil.
  • Pack 1/2 cup potato on each salmon fillet and sear, potato-side-down, in sauté pan until golden brown. Transfer to oven and bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until salmon flakes easily.
  • Serve 1 salmon fillet with 1 tablespoon of sauce.
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Nutrition Facts

Calories 299
  Calories from Fat 75 (25%)
(13%)Total Fat 8g
(12%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(19%)Cholesterol 56mg
(3%)Sodium 82mg
(34%)Potassium 1185mg
Total Carbohydrate 26g
(6%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(56%)Protein 28g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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