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Poached Salmon

 Poached Salmon
My husband, our kids and grandkids enjoy fishing on the Kenai River in summer, so we never have a shortage of salmon. I like this tasty recipe because it's so easy to prepare.
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 4 salmon steaks (1 inch thick)
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped zucchini
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute onion and garlic in butter. Add the water,
  • broth and seasonings. Add salmon; bring to a boil. Reduce heat;
  • cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until fish flakes easily with
  • a fork.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine sauce ingredients. Serve with the
  • salmon. Yield: 4 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 483 calories, 36 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 123 mg cholesterol, 474 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 35 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.