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Cold Poached Salmon

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Ingredients
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Fresh lemon 1⁄2 , thinly sliced
  Onion 1⁄2 Medium, thinly sliced
  Whole cloves 6
  Bay leaf 1
  Celery stalk 1 , cut in 1-inch pieces
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Salmon steaks 4 (Fillets)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a 2-quart glass baking dish, mix the lemon, onion, cloves, bay leaf, celery, salt, lemon juice, vinegar and water together.
2) Cover and heat for 5 to 6 minutes, then stir halfway through the cooking time.
3) In the corners of the baking dish, place the salmon then cover and cook for 5 to 6 minutes, rotate the dish 1/4 turn halfway through the cooking time.
4) Gently turn over the fish in the liquid, then cover and allow to rest for 2 to 3 minutes until the fish is flakey.
5) Remove the fish from the poaching liquid.

SERVING
6) Serve immediately on individual serving plates or chill for 3 to 4 hours and serve with the tartar sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Poached
Ingredient: 
Salmon
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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