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Butter Poached Haddock

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  Haddock fillets 2 Pound
  Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dill 2 Tablespoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Place the fish in a bowl.
Cover with cold water and add 3 tablespoons (50 mL) coarse salt.
Let soak for 1 to 2 hours.
This is done to prevent the fish from drying while cooking.
Then remove from the water, dry with paper towel.
Place the butter in an 8 x 8-inch (20 x 20 cm) baking dish and melt 1 minute at HIGH.
Place the fillets, either cut in individual portions, rolled or left whole, in the dish.
Cover with plastic wrap or lid.
Microwave 6 minutes per pound (500 g) at HIGH.
Let stand 3 minutes, covered.
Then remove fish from dish with a spatula or a perforated spoon.
Place on a warm platter.
Salt and pepper to taste.
To juice in the baking dish add the lemon rind and juice, the dill and parsley.
Microwave 1 minute at HIGH.
Pour over the fish and serve with boiled potatoes.

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Anonymous's picture
Adding nutritional data would be a welcome addition.
Butter Poached Haddock Recipe