Salmon with sparkling wine and chive butter sauce

Salmon with sparkling wine and chive butter sauce

Preparation time
less than 30 mins

Cooking time
10 to 30 mins

Serves
Serves 2


By Matt Tebbutt
From Saturday Kitchen

Ingredients

For the cured cucumber

  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 lemon, juice only

For the salmon escalopes

  • 2 x 200g/7oz fillets lightly cold-smoked salmon (ideally organic), each sliced into 3 or 4 thin escalopes
  • dash oil

For the sparkling wine and chive butter sauce

  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 blade mace or a pinch ground mace
  • dash Champagne vinegar
  • 300ml/10fl oz sparkling wine
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh chives
  • 200g/7oz salted butter, diced
  • squeeze lemon juice