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
Photo: Taste of Home
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- 2 cups water
- 1 cup white wine
- 1 medium onion sliced
- 1 celery rib sliced
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 3 fresh thyme sprigs
- 1 fresh rosemary sprig
- 1 bay leaf
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 4 salmon fillets (1-1/4 inches thick and 6 oz each)
- lemon wedges
- 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.
1 salmon fillet: 272 calories, 16g fat (3g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 115mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fibre), 29g protein.
Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat.