Trout/Salmon Fillets With Tarragon Cream Sauce

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

From "20-Minute Cookbook" by Steven Wheeler I have only made this with trout and have thouroughly enjoyed the delicate flavour of the sauce. For those who can't imagine cooked cucumber...give it a try you might be pleasantly surprised.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a large frying pan, season fillets and cook for 6 minutes, turning once.
  2. Transfer to plate, cover and keep warm.
  3. To make the sauce, add the green onions and cucumber to the pan, and cook over a gentle heat, stirring until soft but not coloured.
  4. Remove pan from heat and stir in flour.
  5. Return to heat and pour in cream and sherry/wine (if using).
  6. Simmer to thicken, stirring continuously.
  7. Add the chopped tarragon and tomato, and season to taste.
  8. Spoon the sauce over the fillets.
  9. Serve with buttered new potatoes and green beans.