Green Asparagus with Lemon Sauce and Salmon Fillet Saltimbocca

5 from 3 votes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 4 people
Calories 76 kcal


  • 2 kg Asparagus green fresh
  • 1 Lemon untreated
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 150 ml Vegetable broth
  • 125 ml Cream
  • 3 tbsp Corn starch
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 pinch Sugar
  • 500 g Skinless salmon fillet
  • 8 Sage leaves
  • 8 Discs Bacon
  • 1 tsp Oil


  • Wash the asparagus, peel the lower third and cut off the ends generously. Rub the lemon zest and squeeze out the juice. Peel the onion and cut into small cubes.
  • Heat the butter in a small saucepan. Sauté the onion in it. Pour in the vegetable stock and cream and bring to the boil. Scatter in the sauce thickener and cook for about 1 min. While stirring. Stir in the lemon zest and juice, season with salt, pepper and sugar. Keep warm.
  • Cut the salmon fillet into 4 pieces, season with pepper and salt. Wrap each 1 piece of salmon fillet with 2 slices of bacon and place 2 sage leaves on top, pin with a toothpick.
  • Let the asparagus cook in salted water for about 5 minutes. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan. Fry the salmon fillet for 1 minute on each side. Drain the asparagus. Arrange asparagus with lemon sauce and salmon fillet on plates and serve.


Serving: 100gCalories: 76kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 5gFat: 4.4g
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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