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Asparagus Salmon with Quail Eggs

Prep:
25 m
Cook:
45 m
Ready in:
1 h 10 m
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Treat your guests to a flavorful combination of herbs, eggs, and salmon!
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INGREDIENTS
Servings: 10
10 salmon fillets, about 4 ½ oz. each, skin on
Salt
to taste
Black pepper
to taste
20 asparagus tips, fresh
5 quails eggs
Fresh dill
1 tbsp., snipped
Fresh chives
1 tbsp., snipped
Fresh mint leaves
1 tbsp., torn
Small sprigs parsley
1 tbsp.
Crème fraiche
3 ½ oz., full-fat
Greek yogurt
3 ½ oz., full-fat
Light mayonnaise
¼ pint
Sugar
1 tsp.
½ lemon, juice only
DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat the oven to 350° F/175° C/Gas Mark 4.
  2. Butter a baking dish, place the salmon fillets in it, and sprinkle with black pepper.
  3. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 15 minutes or until salmon gets opaque pink in color.
  4. Discard the foil and let at cool down at a room temperature, then cover and place in the fridge.
  5. Add water to a frying pan, bring it to a boil, add asparagus, and boil for no longer than 3 minutes or until tender if pierced with a knife.
  6. Place asparagus into cold water and drain.
  7. Add water to a small pan, bring to a boil, add quails eggs, and cook for no longer than 2 minutes.
  8. Plunge eggs in cold water, drain, and peel off the shells.
  9. To prepare the sauce, add all the sauce ingredients to a bowl of a blender and blend until smooth. If necessary, sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  10. Spoon the sauce on each salmon piece and top them with half an eggs and two asparagus spears, serve.
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