Poached Salmon With Melon Salsa

Total Time
Prep 40 mins
Cook 15 mins

Another healthy recipe from The Mayo Clinic Williams-Sonoma cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat an oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl, toss together the onions, mint, ginger and lime zest.
  3. Place 6 pieces of aluminum foil, each 10 inches square, onto a work surface.
  4. Place a piece of salmon in the center of each square.
  5. Top each with an equal amount of the onion mixture.
  6. Fold in the edges of the foil and crimp to seal.
  7. Place the packets in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake until opaque throughout, 12-15 minutes.
  8. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, toss together the melon, pepper, lime juice, onion, jalapeno and mint.
  9. To serve, transfer the contents of each packet onto an individual plate and top with salsa.
Most Helpful

I have made this several times at the request of friends that have tried it. Despite sounding like an odd combination, it really works well together.

Chef_Jeff January 14, 2008