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Poached Salmon


Poached Salmon
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This poached salmon recipe makes salmon a quick weeknight meal that is sure to impress. Serve with a light rice pilaf and a fresh green salad for a complete meal.


  • 4 5-ounce salmon fillets
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 small shallot, sliced thin
  • 2 tsp dried dill
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 small lemon, sliced thin


1. Sprinkle the salt over the salmon pieces evenly.

2. In a large skillet, bring the water, shallot, and dill to a simmer. Do not boil. Add the salmon fillets, skin side down, and cover the pan with a lid. Allow to cook for 5 minutes, or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove the fish from the pan, and sprinkle with black pepper and garnish with lemon wedges.

Serves 4

Per Serving Calories 292, Fat 19gm, Pro 31 gm, Carbs 0gm

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