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Cold Poached Salmon

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Cold Poached Salmon has a superb taste. The mixture of onion, parsley springs, tarragon leave and bay leaf gives the Cold Poached Salmon a supreme taste.
  Salmon steaks 4 (1 inch thick)
  Onion 1 Small, sliced
  Celery stalk 1 , chopped
  Parsley sprigs 4
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Peppercorns 5
  Bay leaf 1
  Snipped fresh thyme/1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Snipped fresh tarragon leaves/1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Rinse fish steaks under gently running cold water.
Place fish in ungreased microwavable dish, 12 x 7 1/2 x 2 inches.
Place onion, celery, parsley, salt, peppercorns, bay leaf, thyme and tarragon on fish.
Pour 1 cup water and the cup wine over fish.
Cover tightly and microwave on high 3 minutes; rotate dish 1/2 turn.
Microwave until small ends of fish flake easily with fork, 5 to 7 minutes.
Let stand 3 minutes.
Carefully remove fish with slotted spoon; place on wire rack to drain.
Carefully remove skin; cut fish lengthwise into halves.
Cover and refrigerate until cold, at least 4 hours.
Prepare Green Sauce; serve with fish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1017 Calories from Fat 347

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g59.2%

Saturated Fat 6 g30.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 330 mg110%

Sodium 2248.6 mg93.7%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.7%

Sugars 7.1 g

Protein 121 g242.7%

Vitamin A 19.9% Vitamin C 32.9%

Calcium 16.2% Iron 37.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cold Poached Salmon Recipe