Salmon Meatballs w/ Lemon Bechamel Sauce

Salmon Meatballs w/ Lemon Bechamel Sauce


Meatballs, fishballs, whatever you call them - this recipe is sure to impress even those people who are "not really a fish-person".
Ingredients
  • Salmon | 4 Fillets | Deboned & Diced
  • Parsley | 1 Cup | Chopped
  • Bread Crumbs | 2 Cups
  • Lemon Juice | 1/2 Lemon
  • Minced Garlic | 1 Tsp
  • Egg | 1
  • Cream Cheese | 1 Tbsp
  • Plain Flour | 1/2 Cup
  • Thickened Cream | 1/4 Cup
  • Salt & Pepper
Lemon Bechamel Sauce
  • Thickened Cream | 1 Cup
  • Cream Cheese | 1 Tbsp
  • Lemon | Zest
  • Lemon Juice | 1/2 Lemon
  • Salt & Pepper
Method (Salmon Balls)

STEP 1 | Cut the salmon in small pieces and place inside a large mixing bowl.

STEP 2 | Add to mixing bowl the parsley, breadcrumbs, lemon juice, minced garlic, egg, cream cheese, plain flour, thickened cream, salt & pepper.

STEP 3 | Mix by hand until well combined.


STEP 4 | With wet hands, shape into neat little balls — approximately 2 tablespoons each.

STEP 5 Fry in butter over medium heat until golden brown
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Method (Lemon Bechamel Sauce)
 
STEP 1 Put all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil while stirring continuously.

STEP 2 | Lower the heat and let it simmer for a few minutes, until the sauce reaches desired viscosity.

STEP 3 | Taste and add more lemon juice if desired. Season with salt and pepper.

Serve the salmon balls with mash sweet potato, greens, and a generous amount of lemon bechamel.
Serves 4

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