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Poached Salmon with Dill Sauce

Known for its omega-3 fatty acids, tender salmon is treated with a creamy, classic dill sauce. Yum! —Patti Sherman, Schenectady, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Cook: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 4 salmon fillets (4 ounces each)
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons snipped fresh dill
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash hot pepper sauce


  • In a large nonstick skillet, combine the water, wine, onion and celery. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; add salmon and poach, uncovered, for 5-10 minutes or until fish is firm and flakes easily with a fork.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the sauce ingredients. Serve with salmon.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 239 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 277mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 24g protein.
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  • cheeriogirl
    Apr 12, 2011

    I had never poached fish before, but this was very easy and tasty. Found it a little strange that the sauce was cold--more like a tartar sauce maybe? But it was very tasty and I will make it again.