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Poached Salmon

Photo: Kate Sears
Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 1 hr
Yield Serves 4
Here’s a unique take on salmon that is a perfect light dish. Serve with steamed veggies or try it on top of your favorite salad.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 1 rib celery, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 4 salmon fillets (about 6 oz. each)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 288
  • fat 11 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • protein 34 g
  • carbohydrate 6 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 94 mg
  • sodium 387 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine 2 cups cold water, wine, onion, carrot, celery, lemon juice, salt, pepper and thyme in slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 20 minutes.

  2. Carefully lower salmon fillets into liquid. Pour in additional warm water, if needed, so that liquid just covers salmon. Cover, reduce heat to low; cook until salmon is light pink and firm, 35 to 40 minutes. Gently lift out and serve warm, or let cool, wrap in plastic and refrigerate.