Baked arctic char with mushroom hollandaise and crispy potatoes
- June 2018
- Serves 2-4
- Hands-on time 25 min, oven time 25 min
Arctic char is a member of the salmon and trout family and, if carefully farmed, makes a good alternative to the latter two. Serve with the mushroom hollandaise sauce and crispy potatoes for a knockout dinner party main.
Check out our guide on how to make a classic hollandaise sauce for extra tips and tricks.
- 43.6g (22g saturated)
- 24g (2.6g sugars)
If the hollandaise curdles (step 3), rescue it by whisking a fresh egg yolk with a teaspoon of warm water and a knob of butter in a clean bowl until smooth, then gradually whisk in the split sauce until smooth and thick again.
Char was popular with the Victorians and is back on trend. Carefully farmed,
this is an excellent option with a fine flavour, plus it makes a good alternative to trout and salmon
A ripe, rounded white such as
a Burgundian chardonnay.
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