Broiled Salmon Fillets with Fennel Sauce

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"I've never worked with fennel before but bought a big bulb of it a few days ago & needed to use it. I also had a big slab of salmon from costco..so this recipe was perfect! Simple, fast, and yummy :)"

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Ingredients

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1/2 c Water
5 tb Butter,room temp.
1/8 ts Cayenne
3/4 lb Head of fennel
2 lb Salmon fillets,boneless
2 tb olive oil
1/8 ts Nutmeg

Original recipe makes 4 Servings

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1. Preheat the broiler. 2. Carefully inspect the fish to determine if any bones remain. Using a pair of pliers, carefully pull away and discard the bones. Cut the fillets into 4 equal portins, either rectangular or square in shape. Sprinkle with the oil and rub to coat on both sides. Set aside. 3. Trim the fennel and cut into 1/4-in. cubes. There should be about 1 1/2 cups. Put the fennel in a saucepan and add the water a 1 tbsp of the butter. Cook 5 min. 4. Pour the fennel mixture into the container of a food processor or blender and add the remaing butter. Process to a very fine puree. Ther should be about 1 1/4 cups. pour the puree into a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the nutmeg and cayenne and stir. Let simmer about 3 min. 5. Meanwhile, place the salmon pieces under the broiler about 4-in. from the source of heat. Cook about 4 min. on one side, turn and cook about 4 min. on the other side. 6. Transfer the salmon to a warm serving dish. Serve with hot fennel sauce spooned over or on the side. Salmon lovers here you go. Name for this dish: Filets de saumon sauce au fenouil

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I've never worked with fennel before but bought a big bulb of it a few days ago & needed to use it. I also had a big slab of salmon from costco..so this recipe was perfect! Simple, fast, and yummy :)
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