Leek Sauce (For Any Fish)

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READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 2
    medium leeks, cleaned and thinly sliced (white and pale green parts only)
  • 3
    tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1
    cup whipping cream
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add leeks and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook, stirring occasionally until leeks are very tender. (About 10 minutes).
  • Increase heat back to medium and add lemon juice. Stir until liquid evaporates (about 1 minute) and then mix in cream. Let simmer until slightly reduced. (about 2 minutes).
  • Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  • Transfer to blender and blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve on top of broiled salmon, talapia, grouper, halibut, cod --
  • For simple fish: Preheat broiler. Place fish skin side down in roasting pan. Sprinkle with salt & pepper and dot with butter. Broil (4 inches from heat) 5-6 minutes or until browning. Make a cut in thickest part to ensure it's done and flaky, then use metal spatula to lift off from the skin, serving browned side up.
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