Poached Salmon with Honey-Mustard Sauce

Poached Salmon with Honey-Mustard Sauce

You can serve this flavor-packed salmon fillet as an appetizer or main course. Either way, it'll be delicious!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

2:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

Salmon
4
cups water
3
or 4 slices lemon, cut in half
3
or 4 slices onion, cut in half
1/4
cup small sprigs parsley
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1
salmon fillet (1 lb)
Sauce and Topping
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
tablespoon honey
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons finely chopped red onion
2
teaspoons capers
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/4
teaspoon salt
Cocktail bread slices or crackers, if desired
  1. In 10 or 12-inch skillet, heat water, lemon slices, onion slices, parsley sprigs, 1/2 teaspoon salt and the pepper to boiling. Boil 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add salmon, skin side down. Cover and cook 5 to 6 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork. Remove salmon from liquid in skillet. Cool completely. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 24 hours. Discard liquid in skillet.
  2. In small bowl, mix lemon juice, honey, mustard and oil until well blended. In another small bowl, mix chopped parsley, red onion, capers and lemon peel.
  3. To serve, carefully remove skin from salmon; place salmon on serving plate. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Drizzle honey-mustard sauce over salmon; sprinkle with parsley mixture. Serve with bread slices.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Planned-Overs
Toss any remaining salmon with pasta or salad greens for another marvelous meal!
Special Touch
Dress it up! Serve this appetizer with party rye bread slices that you've cut with a heart-shaped cookie cutter.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 320mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 4g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 12g;
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;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.