Serves 2; prep 15 mins: cook 35 mins
This recipe is much easier than it looks, once you have mastered this salmon in filo recipe it will be a dinner party favourite
4 Leeks, trimmed and finely chopped
100g Full-Fat Creme fraiche or Cream Cheese
6 Filo pastry Sheets
2 Skinless Salmon Fillets
1/ Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Put the leeks into a large saucepan with 3 tbsp water and a couple of knobs of butter. Cover, then cook for 10 mins until tender. Remove from the pan, allow to cool, then mix with the crème fraîche and some seasoning.
2/ To assemble the parcels, brush a sheet of pastry with melted butter, then lay 2 more sheets on top, brushing butter between each layer. Place a salmon fillet in the centre, season, then spoon over half the leek mix. Fold the ends over the top, pull up the sides and scrunch together to enclose. Repeat.
3/ Brush both the parcels with melted butter. Put onto a lightly greased baking sheet, then cook for 20-25 mins until browned and crisp. Delicious served with a green salad.