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Salmon en Croute

A tasty fish dinner

At a Glance

Prep Time:

20 min

Cooking Time:

20 min

Salmon en Croute is simple to make and looks impressive.

What you'll need:

300g ready made puff pastry
2 150g pieces salmon fillet
125g cream cheese
1 garlic clove
2 tbsp mixed chopped herbs eg tarragon, parsley, chives
1 egg
3 tbsp mayonnaise
1 lemon
new potatoes and peas to serve


  1. Combine 125g cream cheese, 1 crushed garlic clove with 2 tbsp chopped mixed herbs eg tarragon, parsley, chives and some pepper.  
  2. Roll out 2 x 150g pieces puff pastry to rectangles.  
  3. Place a 150g fillet skinless salmon in the middle of the pastry, top with half the cheese mixture, pull up the sides to make a parcel and place on a greased baking sheet.  
  4. Repeat with the other piece.  
  5. Brush with beaten egg and bake for 20 minutes until golden.  
  6. Combine 3 tbsp mayonnaise with finely grated zest from half a lemon and 1 tsp lemon juice.  
  7. Serve with boiled new potatoes, peas and a lemon wedge each.