Poached Salmon with Cucumber Dill Sauce Recipe

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Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 6 servings



Serve chilled. Nice dish to make in advance in the summer.

Recipe Ingredients for Poached Salmon with Cucumber Dill Sauce

24 oz salmon fillets (6 4oz fillets)
2 cups dry white wine
2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
6 peppercorns
4 oz (4 sprigs) fresh dill
2 oz (2 leaves) bay leaves
1/4 cup celery, chopped
1/4 cup (1 lemon) lemon, sliced
24 ounce salmon, 1/2 inch thick (fillets)
1/3 cup peeled, seeded, and finely chopped cucumber
1/3 cup fat-free sour cream
1/3 cup fat-free yogurt
2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 oz fresh dill sprigs (optional 6 sprigs)

Recipe Directions for Poached Salmon with Cucumber Dill Sauce

  1. Combine the wine, water, bouillon, peppercorns, dillweed, bay leaves, celery, and lemon in a skillet. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the salmon to the mixture in the skillet and cook for 10 minutes or until the fish flakes easily.

  2. Transfer the salmon to a platter, using a slotted spoon. Cover, and chill thoroughly. Discard the liquid mixture remaining in the skillet.

  3. To make the cucumber-dill sauce: In a medium bowl, mix together the cucumber, sour cream, yogurt, dillweed, and mustard.

  4. To serve, place the fillets on individual serving plates. Spoon the sauce evenly over the fillets. Garnish with fresh dillweed sprigs, if using.

Categories

Fish, Main Dish, Mediterranean

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 466.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
650
Calories from Fat
271
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
30.1g
46%
Saturated Fat
6.1g
31%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
144mg
48%
Sodium
233mg
10%
Potassium
1891mg
54%
Total Carbohydrates
27.6g
9%
Dietary Fiber
6.2g
25%
Sugars
3.6g
Protein
57.3g
Vitamin A 44% Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 60% Iron 94%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in iron
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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