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Redfish En Croute Aux Deux Mousses


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Fish/seafoo Mousse Norleans

Ingredients:

  • Spinach Mousse **
  • Salmon Mousse **
  • 1 c Beurre Blanc **
  • 5 lb Redfish, whole (or other - firm fleshed fish)
  • 1 Puff pastry, sheet, - 12" x 14", frozen or - homemade

Directions:

** See other recipes for Spinach Mousse and Salmon Mousse, and Beurre Blanc.
 
Remove the fish filets from the backbone, keeping the head and tail intact.
 
Roll the pastry into a rectangle and put the head, tail and bottom filet on the pastry. Spread the filet with some salmon mousse and then some spinach mousse. Cover with the top filet.
 
Paint the pastry with melted butter and trim it down to the shape of a fish.
 
Fold over half of the pastry and paint it with melted butter again. Fold over the other side and smooth into a fish silhouette.
 
Paint the pastry again and decorate it with pastry scraps cut into the shapes of scales and fins.
 
Paint the entire pastry with additions with butter and put it all on a lightly buttered baking sheet.
 
Preheat your oven to 350 F.
 
Put the pastry in the oven and bake until golden, about 40 minutes.
 
Serve with the beurre blanc.
 
Source: Great Chefs of New Orleans, Tele-record Productions : Box 71112, New Orleans, Louisiana - 1983 : Chef Daniel Bonnot, Louis XVI Restaurant, : Marie Antoinette Hotel, New Orleans
 
From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at www.synapse.com/~gemini