Pan-Fried Salmon with Gnocchi; a day off

This is a re-post.

I’ve had a busy week.

I decided I was going to take the day off today, and skip my usual post.

Mon mari is home from the hospital but decided to make it an early night. I made his requested dinner (ham, eggs and hash-browns) and he’s tucked in with Netflix.

That leaves me to get creative for my own dinner once again.

I had an idea for a pasta dish but needed a white sauce as the basis. I remembered this dish which I made for us a few weeks ago. At the time I noticed it was an older post with no print option.

So here it is – for you and me, with the print option.

Pan-Fried Salmon with Gnocchi

Total time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 12oz (360gr) salmon filets, cut into large pieces
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/3 cup (3oz, 90ml) chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup (3oz, 90gr) Greek or plain yogurt
  • 3 tbs sherry
  • 2 tsp Dijon-style mustard
  • 1 tsp dried dill weed
  • 3 tbs freshly grated Parmesan
  • 10oz (300gr) fresh gnocchi
  • 2 tsp olive oil

Instructions:

  • Boil gnocchi in rapidly boiling, salted water just until it floats. Drain.
  • Heat 2 tsp oil in a medium skillet, large enough to hold the gnocchi in a single layer.  Add gnocchi and brown lightly on both sides, about 10 minutes.
  • Heat 2 tsp oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add cumin, paprika and sauté 30 seconds.
  • Add salmon pieces and brown lightly on both sides, about 5 minutes.
  • Reduce heat, cover and cook until salmon is done, about 10 minutes longer. It will be opaque and flake easily when done.
  • Remove salmon to a plate and cover to keep warm.
  • Add stock, sherry, dill and mustard to skillet, stirring to get up the brown bits.
  • When simmering, remove from heat and stir in yogurt and 1 tbs Parmesan.
  • Divide gnocchi on to 2 plates.
  • Top with salmon, spoon sauce over, sprinkle with remaining Parmesan and serve.

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Now I’m going to go make my dinner…..

Bon weekend!

Last update on February 3, 2017

5 thoughts on “Pan-Fried Salmon with Gnocchi; a day off”

  1. Looks delicious! Did you de-skin the salmon first?

    So glad mon Mari is home. He’ll sleep better. Even if you won’t 😉

  2. Great recipe! I made it twice last week, first for my sons and the next night for my new heartthrob. I’m gonna browse your site for some more winners.

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