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Poached Salmon with Dill Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patricia Leith
Added: Saturday, May 10, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 - 1/4 lb. pieces of fresh salmon fillet; parsley and lemon wedges for garnish

For sauce:
1 c sour cream (or low fat sour cream; or part yogurt);
2 T Dijon mustard;
1/3 c fresh dill (or 2-1/2 t dry);
2 T minced onion.

Directions:
Directions:
In a salmon poacher or a large, deep skillet, boil water deep enough to cover fish. When water comes to boil, slide fish into water, lower heat to lowest setting and simmer until done, about 8 minutes per inch of thickness of fish. Lift fish from water with spatula and serve either warm or cold, garnished with parsley and lemon wedges.
For sauce: Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl. Sauce can be prepared in advance and kept refrigerated a week or so.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
5 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
It's easy to prepare cold poached salmon in advance of guests arriving, keeping it in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
Sauce recipe makes enough for leftovers and can be served with warm or cold poached salmon, with broiled or baked salmon, as a vegetable dip, or with baked potatoes.

 

 

 

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