Salmon Wrapped in Straw Potatoes with Fennel Sauce

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Appears in
The Potato Year: 300 Classic Recipes

By Lucy Madden

Published 2015

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This is a thoroughly elegant dish and one that could be accomplished by that unenviable figure, the cook/hostess, since most of the preparation is done in advance.


  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into julienne strips
  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Place the potato strips in a bowl with the lemon juice and season. Press around the salmon fillets or steaks, wrap in a damp cloth and refrigerate for at least a half hour.

Heat the oil and gently cook the fish for 5 minutes or so on each side.

Meanwhile have ready the fennel blended with the butter (again, well chilled) and just before serving put little pieces of this butter i