Fish, Poached, on a Bed of Leeks - dairy

Posted by : Miriam Podcameni Posvolsky

Recipe By     : Francois - Xavier Charpentier 
Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    : Fish And Seafood

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
   1                    Fish fillet per person -- Pref Sole
                        --
   2                    large leeks
   1      cup           cream
     1/2  bottle        dry white wine
                        salt, pepper
   3      oz            butter

Bring water,1 cup white wine, salt  and pepper to a boil.
Meanwhile wash th leeks , discarding the green parts.Slice them as finely
as possible and wash again.
Melt the butter and add the leeks let cook over low heat for  a few minutes
or until wilted.Add the wine, reduce the heat even 
furthe rand continue cooking the leeks, stirring often until they almost
form a paste. Add the cream salt and pepperand reduce some more ovr very
low heat.
Now poach the fish fillets in the simmering waterfor a few minutes.( the
author poaches 3 to 4)
Whil the fish cooks,place some of the leek cream on individual plates.
Carefully remove the fish fillets from the water ( using spatulas) and
place them on top of the cream.
Decorate with parsley, chopped tomatoes( peeled and seeded)

By "La Bonne Cuisine de A a Z" <cuisine@mygale.org> on Nov 18, 1997,
converted by MC_Buster.

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Miriam Podcameni Posvolsky
Rio de Janeiro

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