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Simple Poached Salmon

 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
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/2 hours

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, 45-55
  • minutes or just until fish flakes easily with a fork (a thermometer
  • inserted in fish should read at least 145°). Remove fish from
  • cooking liquid. Serve warm or cold with lemon wedges. Yield: 4
  • servings.

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Simple Poached Salmon (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 salmon fillet equals 272 calories, 16 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 115 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 4 lean meat.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.