Cold Poached Salmon with Herb Mayonnaise

Cold Poached Salmon with Herb Mayonnaise

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

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

2:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

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.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 410
    • (Calories from Fat 270),
  • Total Fat 31g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 115mg;
  • Sodium 380mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 1g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 33g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.