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  Salmon steaks 6
  Salad oil 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Lemon 1 , juiced
  Lemon 1⁄2 , peel grated
  Peppercorns 6 , crushed with back of spoon
  Salt 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Onion 1 Small, quartered
  Parsley sprigs 6

Spread the oil in a frying pan (I like to use the teflon coated type), or in a flat baking dish.
Place the salmon slices next to one another, but not overlapping.
Add the lemon juice and peel, peppercorns, salt, onion and enough hot water to just cover the fish.
Cover and poach on top of the stove (if in frying pan) over low heat for 10 - 20 minutes; or in a 325°F (165°C) oven (in baking dish) for the same length of time, or until the salmon flakes.
Allow the fish to cool in the liquid.
Drain well and remove the skin.
Arrange on a serving platter, then completely cover the fish with the following sauce.
Serve with a cucumber salad.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1481 Calories from Fat 651

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 73 g111.5%

Saturated Fat 9.6 g48.1%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 495 mg165%

Sodium 6221.2 mg259.2%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.2%

Dietary Fiber 6.4 g25.7%

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 181 g362.4%

Vitamin A 19.7% Vitamin C 142.5%

Calcium 20.3% Iron 47.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Poached Salmon A La Francais Recipe