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Skate with Duxelles       HT   MC   75mins

Serves        Hot  Fish Vegetables  Alcohol  Main course  Eggless

 

Ingredients:

675g/1-1/2lb Skate

225g/8oz Cup Mushrooms

1 Small Onion, finely chopped

2 Shallots, finely chopped

50g/2oz Butter

Salt and Black Pepper

1/2 teasp Grated Nutmeg

300ml/5fl.oz. Dry White Wine

1 tbsp Dried Breadcrumbs

150ml/5 fl.oz. Double Cream

1 tbsp Fresh Parsley, chopped

 

Instructions

 

1. Remove and discard the skin from the fish. Wash, dry and cut into 4 pieces. Place mushrooms, onion and shallots in a tea-towel and twist to remove moisture.

 

2. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas mark 4. Make Duxelles by melting 25g/1oz of the butter in frying pan. Add the mushroom mixture and cook over fairly high heat until all moisture has evaporated. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and nutmeg.

 

3. Place the Duxelles on the base of a roasting tin and arrange the fish on top. Pour the white wine over, sprinkle with salt, pepper and breadcrumbs and dot with the remaining butter. Bake near the top of the oven for about 30 minutes.

 

4. Remove the fish, place on a serving plate and keep hot. Pour the cooking juices into a saucepan and boil to reduce by half. Stir in the cream, heat through without boiling, then pour over the skate. Garnish with chopped parsley.

 

 

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