Poached Salmon with Caper Sauce

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

We love poached salmon and with the caper sauce it is delicious. If you like Salmon and Capers try this.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse fish and pat dry with paper towels.
  2. In a 10-inch skillet combine chicken broth, wine, and pepper.
  3. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
  4. Place fish in skillet; place lemon slices atop fish.
  5. Cover and simmer for 8 to 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
  6. Remove fish and lemon; Keep fish warm.
  7. Discard lemon.
  8. Gently boil broth mixture, uncovered, until reduced to 3/4 cup (about 2 minutes).
  9. Stir together water and cornstarch; stir into broth mixture.
  10. Stir in capers.
  11. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.
  12. Cook and stir 1 minute more.
  13. Spoon sauce over fish and serve.


Most Helpful

We frequently poach salmon filets, and top with wasabi/lemon sauce. This was different, but the cornstarch made a "jellied" topping, Not to our taste. Love capers, but this was not the best consistancy. Will likely stick to piaching with herb and white wine with herb garni.

NurseJaney October 30, 2006

Simple to prepare, but simply delicious. Thanks for posting!

FlemishMinx October 27, 2004

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