Fish Italian Main course

Salmon with Barberino Sauce


  • 4 salmon steaks
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • Bunch of fresh herbs (dill, basil, parsley, bay leaf)
  • Knob of butter
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 50-100 ml extra virgin olive oil


Place the salmon steaks in a deep frying pan. Add the onion and carrot and cover with water. Bring to the boil and boil for 1 minute. Turn off heat and leave to stand for 15 mins.

Drain off 250ml of the fish stock and boil with the fresh herbs for 5 mins.
Remove the herbs.

Melt the butter in a small pan and stir in flour. Gradually add the stock and bring to the boil again.
Transfer to a blender and process, gradually adding the olive oil. Pour onto individual plates and serve the salmon steaks on top.

Good with pasta such as tagliatelle.

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