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Poaching Seafood

This yummy maindish is from American cuisine and this is among the best served sea food dishes.
  Basting oil 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Wegmans)
  Peeled shallot 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, finely diced (1 Food You Feel Good About)
  Peeled garlic 1 1⁄2 Clove (7.5 gm), finely chopped (Food You Feel Good About)
  White wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Crushed Red Pepper)
  Seafood stock 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Kitchen Basics)
  Smooth marinara sauce 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Food You Feel Good About)
  Capers 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, drained (Italian Classics Nonpareil)
  Kalamata olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), pitted and sliced (Mediterranean Bar)
  Chopped rosemary 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salmon fillets 24 Ounce, skinned (About 4 Pieces)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste


Heat basting oil in braising pan on MEDIUM-HIGH. Add shallots and garlic; cook, stirring, about 1 min, until soft but not browned. Add wine and red pepper flakes; cook 3-5 min until liquid is reduced to one-third. Add seafood stock, marinara sauce, capers, olives, and rosemary; heat to 170-degree simmer. Reduce heat to MEDIUM-LOW; simmer 5 min to combine flavors.

Season salmon with salt and pepper; place, skinned side up, in pan. Return to 170 degree simmer. Cover; poach 5 min. Turn salmon over; poach, covered, 5-7 min, until internal temp reaches 130 degrees. (Check by inserting thermometer into thickest part of salmon.)

Remove pan from heat; let rest at least 2 min.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
This video will help you to learn how to poach your Salmon or any other similar fish the correct way to retain its texture as well as flavor the flesh well. The 4 step technique shown by chef makes the learning even more simple, watch and follow for a perfect poached salmon.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1628 Calories from Fat 793

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 87 g134.3%

Saturated Fat 10.8 g54%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 377.7 mg125.9%

Sodium 2248.4 mg93.7%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.3%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.6%

Sugars 7.5 g

Protein 145 g289.7%

Vitamin A 16.6% Vitamin C 9.1%

Calcium 21.5% Iron 36.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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