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Poached Salmon

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  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Lemon 1
  Carrots 2
  Peppercorns 12
  Coarse salt 15 Milliliter
  Parsley sprigs/1 tbsp/ 15 ml dried parsley 10
  Bay leaf 1
  Fresh salmon 2 Kilogram

Choose a dish large enough to hold the salmon.
Place all the ingredients in the dish except the salmon.
Cover and microwave at HIGH 15 minutes.
Wrap the salmon in a wet J-cloth, sew up in a neat bundle and place in the boiling water.
Cover fish with water.
Cover dish and microwave at MEDIUM-HIGH, 5 minutes per pound (500 g).
Let stand 10 minutes.
Remove fish from water with two forks.
Set on a plate.
To serve hot, unwrap and set on a dish.
Top with finely chopped fresh parsley or dill and melted butter or use a sauce of your choice.
To serve cold, do not unwrap; refrigerate 6 to 12 hours.
Remove cloth and garnish to taste.
Serve with a bowl of cold sauce of your choice.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2393 Calories from Fat 628

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 70 g107.2%

Saturated Fat 11.3 g56.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1040 mg346.7%

Sodium 6379.1 mg265.8%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.7%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.2%

Sugars 5.9 g

Protein 401 g802%

Vitamin A 475.9% Vitamin C 113.4%

Calcium 36% Iron 96.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Poached Salmon Recipe