Salmon in Cabbage


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Simple Food

Simple Food

By Jill Dupleix

Published 2002

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An elegant way to serve an elegant fish for a dinner party or special meal. Easy, too, because you can package up the salmon beforehand, ready for steaming when you want to eat.


  • 1 firm Savoy cabbage
  • 4 salmon fillets, around 180 g each, and 3cm thick
  • sea salt<


Peel off and discard the outer leaves of the cabbage, then carefully peel off 4 good, bright coloured leaves. Drop them into a pot of simmering, salted water for 3 minutes, then drain and rinse under cold water. Shave off any inner ribs on the blanched leaves.

Trim the salmon fillets into neat squares, and remove any pin bones. Spread out a sheet of cling film on a work surface and lay