Salmon with Shallot Cream sauce

I served this dish with crispy potato fries and pan seared asparagus. I would have served it with mashed potatoes instead, because the shallot cream sauce with mashed potatoes would have been a pefrect match. I made this dish in a total of 30 minutes. This shallot cream sauce will be my go to recipe for a dairy sauce for salmon, it is so good. 

Yield: 2 Time: 20

Ingredients: 

Two salmon fillets

One big shallot minced

1 Tbsp of butter

1/4 cup of balsamic vinegar

1 tsp of dijon mustard (grey poupon is my fav)

1/3 cup of heavy cream

Olive oil

Salt and Pepper

Step One: 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and drizzle salmon with olive oil, salt and pepper and bake for 20 minutes

  Step Two:

In a medium size pan sautee the shallots in some olive oil and 1 tbsp of butter. When the shallots are translucent add the balsamic and stir for 1 minute. Add 1 tsp of mustard, stir to combine, and then add the heavy cream and mix as well. 

 
   

 Step Three: 

Top the salmon with the shallot cream sauce and enjoy!

  

*Note:

I love thick asparagus but I cut the bottom first and peel the bottom as well so it cooks perfectly. I heat olive oil in a pan and cook the asparagus for about 10-15 minutes stiring occasionally. I add salt and pepper towards the end. This is the only way I get crispy yet tender asparagus. 

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