Poached salmon

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Serves: 1


  • 1-inch thick salmon fillet, about 5 ounces
  • Wedge of lemon
  • Chopped fennel fronds
  • Fennel & Mint Slaw (recipe here)


  1. Fill an 8-inch skillet with water, leaving ½-inch from rim.
  2. Bring to a boil. Salt the water. Reduce to a simmer, then slide the salmon into the pan.
  3. Cook for 2 minutes. Remove pan from heat, and let fish sit in the hot water for 3 minutes more.
  4. Serve with fennel slaw, lemon wedge and chopped fennel fronds.