Rolled salmon and mushroom pie

Rolled salmon and mushroom pie recipe

Rolled salmon and mushroom pie

Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 50 mins

Ingredients

  • 40g butter
  • 400g white button mushrooms, roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • grated nutmeg, to taste
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) fresh parsley, chopped
  • 10 sheets filo pastry
  • 100g butter, melted
  • handful fresh dill, to taste
  • 800 – 900g salmon fillet, skinned and boned
  • 5 eggs, soft boiled and peeled
  • To serve

  • capers
  • fresh lemon wedges
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) fresh dill, chopped and mixed with 30ml (2 tbsp) Maldon sea salt

Instructions

1

Preheat the oven to 190°C. Heat the butter in a saucepan over medium heat and cook the mushrooms until almost dry. Add the garlic, and sauté for a further 2 minutes. Season to taste with salt, pepper and grated nutmeg.

2

Pour the mixture into a blender, add the parsley, and blitz to make a rough paste. The mixture should not be runny.

3

Brush the filo sheets with melted butter and layer with ripped dill to make a 50cm x 50cm square. Halve the salmon fillet lengthways and place in the centre of the pastry. Spoon the mushroom mixture over the salmon and place the eggs, in a row, in the centre of the salmon. Fold the pastry, from the side nearest you, over to close the salmon into a roll with the filling inside. Fold the pastry sides over the salmon and roll up, similar to a large spring roll. Brush with the remaining melted butter, place on a baking tray and bake in the oven until golden brown, 20 – 25 minutes. Allow to rest, 5 minutes, before cutting into slices.

4

Sprinkle with capers and serve with a lemon wedge and dill salt on the side.

 

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