Italian Style Salmon Fillets With Vodka Sauce

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

From a newspaper clipping (probably The Star Ledger) from Jim Leone, New Brunswick F.D.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. heat the oil in a large saute pan over medium heat, until almost smoking.
  2. Add the salmon fillets and sear to brown, about 3 minutes a side.
  3. Add the onion , plum tomatoes, chives, asparagus tips and continue to cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add vodka, tipping the pan toward the flame to ignite. Continue cooking until the flame goes out and the alcohol is burned off.
  5. Stir in the crushed tomatoes, grated cheese and enough heavy cream to create a pink sauce.
  6. Cook an additional 1-2 minutes, or until fish is cooked through.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Remove the fish to serving plates and continue cooking and stirring the sauce to thicken if desired.
  9. Pour sauce over the fish and garnish with fresh parsley.


Most Helpful

Really easy recipe. My Vodka did ignite and I had to substitute peas for the asparagus spears. I also forgot the Parmasean cheese. But it was excellent, even with these minor alterations.

suemodikoane June 22, 2013

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