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Wild Alaska Salmon with Tortellini in Cream Sauce

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


  1. 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.

  2. Step 2 Cook the tortellini

    Cook the tortellini according to directions. Drain.

  3. 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.

  4. 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!