Sorrel Sauce

Sorrel sauce is a traditional sauce to serve with fish.

The recipe here is for salmon, but it will go equally well with plaice, megrim, dover sole, lemon sole or any type you prefer.

Salmon with Sorrel

  • 2 salmon steaks
  • 2 pats of butter
  • 1 medium glass, 150 ml (4fl oz) white wine
  • 2 tbspns creme fraiche/yoghurt
  • 1 bunch sorrell - washed and chopped coarsely

Heat the oven to390F, 200c gas mark 6.

Lay the salmon skin side down in an oven proof dish large enough to take the fish in one layer.

Dot with butter and pour the wine over.

Cook in the oven for around 15 minutes until the fish is firm to the touch.

Lift onto warmed serving plates.

Very quickly, pour the juices into a small pan and stir in the creme fraich.

Boil until slightly thickened and stir in the sorrel - it should wilt within 30 seconds or so.

Spoon the sauce over the fish and serve immediately.

Boiled new potatoes, green beans, broccoli or beans are ideal side dishes.

Have the sorrel ready washed and shredded and everything measured out.

You will be using the fish juices and having to keep the fish warm whilst you make the sauce - takes literally a minute - but speed is essential.

In the same way, have your vegetables ready to serve as well - you literally just need to wilt the sorrel and pour it over the fish immediately.

Spinach can be used in a similar way if you can't find sorrel and just want a green sauce.

Some other pages that will be of interest to you

› Sorrel Sauce

Some of the links on this site include affiliate links, providing the Herb Guide a small percentage of the sale at no additional cost to you. You are not obliged to use these links to make a purchase, but if you do, it helps to support this site.

Home | Contact | Sitemap | About Me Herb Guide TV

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Indoor Herb Garden

This is the answer for growing lush herbs indoors all year round.

Herbalism Courses for all levels

Recent Articles

  1. Mint Julep Recipe

    Aug 14, 17 09:54 AM

    Mint Julep Recipe - three variations. This famous cocktail originates in the Southern States but has become renowned world wide. Refreshing and invigorating.

    Read More

  2. Basa Fish

    Aug 11, 17 04:53 AM

    This basa fish with mint sauce is an unusual blend of herb. You would normally expect mint to go with lamb but this sauce is quite different.

    Read More

  3. Garlic Shrimp Pasta Recipe

    Aug 10, 17 04:15 PM

    This garlic shrimp pasta recipe uses roasted garlic to give a milder flavor to the finished dish. Use linguine or spaghetti for a fabulous meal.

    Read More

Protected by Copyscape Online Infringement Checker