Cheat’s salmon coulibiac

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James Martin takes all the fuss out of this decadent showpiece dish so you have more time to spend with your guests.

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  • 50g/1¾oz butter
  • 500g/1lb 2oz mixed fresh exotic mushrooms, such as shiitake or enoki, cleaned and sliced
  • 250g/9oz baby spinach leaves
  • 2 x 375g packets all-butter puff pastry
  • plain flour, for dusting
  • 1 whole salmon (approximately 3kg/6lb 12oz), skin scaled and removed, gutted, pin boned and filleted (alternatively use ready prepared sides of salmon)
  • 3 free-range egg yolks, beaten
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

To serve