Wild Alaska Salmon with Tortellini in Cream Sauce
Yummy tortellini pair perfectly with wild Alaska salmon in a rich creamy sauce.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 30 minutes
- Total Time: 40 minutes
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- 12 ounces wild Alaska salmon fillets
- 16 ounces tortellini
- 1 3/4 cup heavy cream
- 1 shallot
- 2 knobs of butter
- Fresh herbs
- Salt and pepper
Step 1 Cook the salmon
Melt a piece of butter in a large skillet and add the salmon fillets. Cover and cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes, then turn and cook for another 3-5 minutes. Next, cut the salmon into small pieces and set aside.
Step 2 Cook the tortellini
Cook the tortellini according to directions. Drain.
Step 3 Prepare the sauce
In the same pan you cooked the salmon, melt a knob of butter with a chopped shallot. Cook for 5 minutes, then add the cream. Season with salt and pepper and reduce for 10 minutes.
Step 4 Combine ingredients and serve
Add the cooked salmon and tortellini to cream sauce. Salt and pepper to taste. Top with fresh herbs. Serve and enjoy!