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    Poached Salmon With Tarragon Sauce and Fingerling Potatoes

    Total Time:

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    35 mins

    20 mins

    15 mins

    lazyme's Note:

    From Gourmet, July 1998

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    For sauce

    For fish

    Garnish

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Make sauce:.
    2. 2
      Pick enough tarragon leaves to measure 1/2 cup (do not pack).
    3. 3
      Chop enough chives to measure 1/3 cup.
    4. 4
      Coarsely chop shallot.
    5. 5
      In a food processor puree tarragon, chives, and shallot with remaining sauce ingredients until smooth and season with salt and pepper.
    6. 6
      Sauce may be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered.
    7. 7
      Bring sauce to cool room temperature before serving.
    8. 8
      Make Fish:.
    9. 9
      In a deep 10-inch skillet bring wine and water to a simmer, covered.
    10. 10
      Cut salmon into 6 pieces and season with salt and pepper.
    11. 11
      Submerge 3 salmon pieces, skin sides down, in simmering liquid (add hot water if necessary to just cover salmon) and poach at a bare simmer, covered, 8 minutes, or until just cooked through.
    12. 12
      Transfer cooked salmon with a slotted spatula to a platter to cool and poach remaining salmon in same manner.
    13. 13
      When salmon is cool enough to handle, peel off skin and if desired with a sharp knife scrape off any dark meat.
    14. 14
      Salmon may be cooked 1 day ahead and chilled, covered.
    15. 15
      Bring salmon to cool room temperature before serving.
    16. 16
      Assemble:.
    17. 17
      Cut potatoes lengthwise into 1/8-inch-thick slices.
    18. 18
      In a steamer set over boiling water steam potatoes until just tender, 4 to 5 minutes.
    19. 19
      Spoon sauce onto 6 plates and arrange some potatoes in a circle, overlapping slightly, on top of sauce .
    20. 20
      Season potatoes with salt and arrange salmon on top of potatoes.
    21. 21
      Garnish salmon with peas.

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    Nutritional Facts for Poached Salmon With Tarragon Sauce and Fingerling Potatoes

    Serving Size: 1 (632 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 619.6
     
    Calories from Fat 210
    34%
    Total Fat 23.4 g
    36%
    Saturated Fat 3.8 g
    19%
    Cholesterol 114.7 mg
    38%
    Sodium 498.9 mg
    20%
    Total Carbohydrate 33.8 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 4.2 g
    16%
    Sugars 5.4 g
    21%
    Protein 50.0 g
    100%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    fresh tarragon

    fresh chives

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