Steeped Salmon With Chive and Dill Sauce

Recipe by Lorac
READY IN: 25mins




  • Fish: Place fish in a large shallow pan with a tight fitting cover.
  • Add enough water to cover the fish by 1 1/2 inches, then remove the fish and set aside.
  • To the water, add lemon, onion, thyme, salt and pepper, cover and bring to a full boil.
  • Remove the pan from the heat, add the fillets and cover pan tightly.
  • Let fish steep 3 to 10 minutes depending on the thickness of the fillets, then remove the salmon to a serving platter using a slotted spatula.
  • Note: for thicker fillets you will need to add the salmon to the liquid and simmer until partially cooked before removing from the heat and covering.
  • Sauce: Whisk together, mayonnaise, sour cream, chives, dill, salt and Tabasco.
  • To assemble: Place cucumber slices around the edge of the serving platter over lapping as you go. Spoon sauce across the center of each fillet and top with a few drops of fresh lemon juice.