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Poached Salmon

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Ingredients
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  White wine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Peppercorns 4
  Parsley stems 4
  Celery stalks 2
  Carrot 1
  Onion 1 , sliced
  Salmon 5 Pound
  Herbed mayonnaise 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Combine all ingredients except salmon and mayonnaise.
Simmer 15 minutes.
Wrap fish in cheesecloth, and lower gently into simmering liquid.
Cook 7-8 minutes per pound; test for doneness with toothpick, if not cooked, return to broth a short time.
Let cool in liquid, and remove with aid of cheesecloth.
Chill thoroughly.
Serve with Herbed Mayonnaise.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
10

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