Seafood with Sauerkraut

Choucroute Garnie aux Poissons et aux Fruits de Mer

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Glorious French Food

Glorious French Food

By James Peterson

Published 2002

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The first time I heard of this, in the 1970s, I was skeptical because I had already encountered so many nouvelle cuisine monsters, obvious but ill-conceived derivatives of traditional dishes. But years later I read a recipe for salmon with sauerkraut in an 1842 edition of an Alsatian cookbook, one of the first cookbooks ever written about a regional cuisine. So I decided that combining sauerkraut with seafood was worth a try.

Coupling salmon with sauerkraut has a certain logic, sinc