Italian Style Salmon Fillets With Vodka Sauce

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Oolala

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

Top Review by suemodikoane

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.

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.

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