Salmon Slices Baked in Cream Recipe:

1. Wipe the slices of salmon and halve them

2. Sprinkle the slices with salt and pepper and arrange them in a buttered baking dish

3. Add enough cream to barely cover them

4. Add the bay leaf, cloves, onion, parsley and thyme

5. Bake the slices in a hot oven of 400F (200C) for about 25minutes while occasionally basting to keep the top slices from drying out

6. Arrange the salmon on a heated serving platter and keep it hot

7. Melt the cup of butter in a saucepan and stir in the flour

8. Gradually stir in 2cups of the hot cream in which the fish slices were baked

9. Cook the sauce while constantly stirring until it is smooth and thick

10. Season the sauce with salt and pepper and a little lemon juice and simmer it for 10minutes

11. Pour the sauce over the fish and sprinkle with the chopped parsley

12. Garnish the platter with the lemon wedges, cucumber slices and the eggs

List of ingredients required:

3 large salmon slices
Salt and pepper
Cream
1/2 bay leaf
2 cloves
3 slices of onion
4 sprigs parsley
Sprig of thyme
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
A little lemon juice
Finely chopped parsley

Garnish:

Lemon wedges
Cucumber slices
Halved hard-cooked eggs

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