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Simple Poached Fish

Ingredients
  Fish 1 Quart (Any Fish Suitable For Poaching Such As Carp, Cod, Eel, Haddock, Hake, Halibut, Mackerel, Salmon, Sea Bass, Shad, Sheepshead, Weakfish, Whitefish*)
  Court bouillon 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Water Seasoned With 1/2 Teaspoon Salt And 1/2 Tablespoon Lemon Juice Or Vinegar For Each Quart)
Directions

"Lean fish generally give best results for boiling since they do not fall apart as readily as fat fish. Whole fish, slices or fillets may be used.
1. Wrap the fish in cheesecloth or parchment paper, place in wire basket or place fish on plate and wrap both in cheesecloth.
2. Lower into boiling Court Bouillon or water.
3. Simmer, allowing 6 to 10 minutes per pound for whole fish, depending upon thickness; allow 10 to 20 minutes for slices or fillets.
4. Serve poached fish with any of sauces suggested for Baked Fish Fillets

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Poached
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 187 Calories from Fat 50

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8.4%

Saturated Fat 0.88 g4.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 82 mg27.3%

Sodium 304.5 mg12.7%

Total Carbohydrates 0.54 g0.18%

Dietary Fiber 0.54 g2.2%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 32 g63.4%

Vitamin A 3.7% Vitamin C 0.45%

Calcium 2% Iron 6.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Simple Poached Fish Recipe