Poached Salmon

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by MrsJ492

This recipe is from a friend. The poaching liquid really imparts a nice flavor to the salmon. I like to serve with Vegetable Galaxy, Vegetable Galaxy, and rice. Prep and cooking time does not include 1/2 hour for liquid to blend.

Top Review by The Flying Chef

This gets a 5 just for the ease and simplicity of the dish. It is a wonderful way to cook salmon, does not spoil the wonderful flavour of the fish and the fish cooks beautifully. I served mine with a dill caper cream sauce, just preference and it went really well with the fish. The poaching liquid imparts a real subtle flavour to the fish, yet you get that lovely salmon taste with every bite. Whether you serve with a cucumber sauce or dill or whatever your favourite is, they are the perfect accompaniment to this lovely poached salmon dish. Thanks MrsJ for sharing

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients except salmon in a saucepan large enough to hold the salmon steaks.
  2. Add water to make liquid 1 1/2 to 2 inches deep.
  3. Let stand 1/2 hour to blend flavors in the liquid.
  4. Bring liquid to a boil and reduce heat to a very slow simmer.
  5. Add salmon and cover.
  6. Cook very slowly until fish is firm, usually 6 to 8 minutes, careful not to overcook.
  7. Garnish with your favorite cucumber sauce.
  8. Serve over rice.

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