Poached Salmon in Aspic

Ingredients

  • 1 salmon poached in court-bouillon
  • 1 egg white and shell
  • 2¼ tablespoons gelatine
  • ¼ pint cold water

Method

Poach salmon as above; remove carefully from court-bouillon to a large board or platter and let it cool. Remove the skin carefully, cutting it at the tail and stripping it to the head.

Reduce court-bouillon to 2 pints. Clarify it with the crushed shell and the white of an egg and strain it through a clean cloth. Dissolve gelatine in water and prepare an aspic using the hot court-bouillon. Brush salmon with cooled aspic. Decorate and brush with aspic again.

Serve with mayonnaise or sauce verte.

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