Poached Salmon on Simply Recipes

Poached Salmon

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  • Prep: 5 minutes
  • Cook: 10 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 2 to 4 or more, depending on the size of the fillet.

Ingredients

  • 1 to 1½ pounds salmon fillets, pin bones removed
  • Salt
  • ½ cup dry white wine (a good Sauvignon Blanc)
  • ½ cup water
  • A few thin slices of yellow onion and/or 1 shallot, peeled and sliced thin
  • Several sprigs of fresh dill or sprinkle of dried dill
  • A sprig of fresh parsley
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Method

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1 Sprinkle the salmon fillets with a little salt. Put the wine, water, dill, parsley and onions in a sauté pan, and bring to a simmer on medium heat.

2 Place salmon fillets, skin-side down on the pan. Cover. Cook 5 to 10 minutes, depending on the thickness of the fillet, or to desired done-ness. Do not overcook. Serve sprinkled with freshly ground black pepper.

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