Preparation time: 25 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins
Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 4 servings
â€¢1 package (17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed
â€¢4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
â€¢1/2 pound fresh sea or bay scallops, finely chopped
â€¢1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
â€¢2 green onions, chopped
â€¢1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
â€¢1/2 teaspoon minced fresh dill
â€¢1/4 teaspoon salt
â€¢1/8 teaspoon pepper
â€¢1 egg white
â€¢1 egg, lightly beaten
â€¢On a lightly floured surface, roll each pastry sheet into a 12-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Cut each sheet into four 6-in. x 5-in. rectangles. Place a salmon fillet in the center of four rectangles.
â€¢ In a large bowl, combine the scallops, cream, onions, parsley, dill, salt and pepper. In a small bowl, beat egg white on medium speed until soft peaks form; fold into scallop mixture. Spoon about 1/2 cup over each salmon fillet.
â€¢ Top each with a pastry rectangle and crimp to seal. With a small sharp knife, cut several slits in the top. Place in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan; brush with egg.
â€¢ Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 4 servings.