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Simple Poached Salmon

I love this recipe because it's healthy and almost effortless. And the salmon always cooks to perfection! —Erin Chilcoat, Central Islip, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/2 hours
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 celery rib, sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 1 fresh rosemary sprig
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 salmon fillets (1-1/4 inches thick and 6 ounces each)
  • Lemon wedges

Directions

  • In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 11 ingredients. Cook, covered, on low 45 minutes.
  • Carefully place fillets in liquid; add additional warm water (120° to 130°) to cover if needed. Cook, covered, just until fish flakes easily with a fork (a thermometer inserted in fish should read at least 145°), 45-55 minutes. Remove fish from cooking liquid. Serve warm or cold with lemon wedges.
Nutrition Facts
1 salmon fillet: 272 calories, 16g fat (3g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 115mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat.

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  • cast_iron_king
    Mar 30, 2014

    Excellent recipe. The salmon was perfectly done. In the future I will increase the first stage cooking time so the vegetables soften a little more. A nice light entree worth adding to the regular menu.