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Seared Wild Salmon with New Potatoes and Dijon Broth

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Recipe from Bon Appetit

Ingredients You'll Need

-1 1/2 lbs. baby red potatoes
-2 tablespoons butter
-2 tablespoons canola oil
-4 (8 oz.) skinless wild salmon fillets
-2 cups dry white wine
-2 large shallots, thinly sliced
-2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
-1 1/2 cups chicken broth
-2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon
-1 tablespoon dijon mustard
-2 tablespoons olive oil
-1 1/2 lbs. baby spinach leaves, divided


Preheat oven to 400.

Place potatoes in large saucepan and cover with cold water by 1 inch. Bring to boil; reduce heat and boil until almost cooked through, about 12 minutes. Drain and let cool. Cut potatoes in half once cooled.

Melt butter with canola oil in heavy large skillet over high heat. Season salmon with salt and pepper. Place salmon, flat side up, in skillet. Cook until brown, about 4 minutes. Turn salmon over and cook another 2 minutes. Carefully arrange salmon, flat side down, in large baking dish. Scatter potatoes around.

Combine wine, shallots, and vinegar in heavy large saucepan. Boil until reduced to 1 cup, about 7 minutes. Add chicken broth, chopped tarragon, and mustard. Bring just to boil. Pour hot broth over salmon and potatoes in dish. Bake until salmon and potatoes are cooked through, about 20 minutes.

About 5 minutes before fish is done cooking, heat olive oil in heavy large pot. Add half of spinach to pot and stir until wilted, about 3 minutes. Add remaining spinach and toss just until wilted.

Divide spinach among 4 shallow bowls. Top each with 1 salmon fillet. Divide potatoes and broth among bowls; garnish with tarragon sprigs and serve.

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