Cold Poached Salmon with Herb Mayonnaise

Herb mayonnaise provides a simple addition to this juicy salmon dish- a hearty seafood dinner!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 45 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Salmon

2
cups water
1
cup dry white wine, nonalcoholic white wine or apple juice
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
small onion, sliced
4
black peppercorns
4
sprigs cilantro
2
lb salmon or other medium-firm fish fillets

Herb Mayonnaise

3/4
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1 1/2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried dill weed or tarragon leaves
1
tablespoon chopped fresh chives
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1 1/2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
Dash of ground red pepper (cayenne)

Garnish

Lemon wedges, if desired
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat all ingredients for the Salmon except salmon, Herb Mayonnaise and lemon wedges to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 5 minutes.
  • 2 Cut salmon into 6 serving pieces. Place salmon in skillet; add water to cover if necessary. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Simmer uncovered about 14 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork.
  • 3 Carefully remove salmon with slotted spatula; drain on wire rack. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix all Herb Mayonnaise ingredients; cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve salmon with Herb Mayonnaise and lemon wedges.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
270),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
31%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
115mg
115%;
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.