Poached Salmon

A light and simple preparation, poached salmon is a seafood meal that everyone loves, whether served hot or cold. Especially appropriate for a celebratory brunch, these easy recipes include cold poached salmon with dill cream sauce and poached salmon and vegetables.

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Poached Salmon with Corn and White Wine-Butter Sauce

Food & Wine

Poaching fish in wine is an easy way to infuse it with subtle flavor. Since some of the seasoning washes off, Kristin Donnelly likes to serve it with a sprinkling of coarse salt.

Total: 1 hr

Fabulous Fish: Salmon Hash with Poached Eggs

Make this heart-healthy and satisfying fish dish for brunch, lunch, or dinner, and never worry about leftovers going bad in the fridge again!

Salmon Tailgating Sandwiches

Midwest Living

Poached salmon is topped with a fruit relish to make these tasty sandwiches. They'll be a hit at a tailgate or any gathering with friends.

Poached Salmon and Citrus Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Use your favorite kind of oranges to make this healthy dinner salad. It can be made in 25 minutes so it's great for busy weeknights.

Total: 25 mins

Poached Salmon with Citrus Vinaigrette

Better Homes and Gardens

The refreshing orange and fresh herb dressing perks up wine-poached salmon fillets in this low-fat, low-calorie main dish.

Total: 25 mins

Poached Salmon with Caper Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

A flavorful caper sauce brings out the best in these healthy lemon-poached salmon steaks.

Total: 20 mins

Poached Salmon with Dilled Sour Cream

Better Homes and Gardens

Prepare this make-ahead salmon recipe the evenng before the celebration dinner.

Poached Salmon With Shrimp Sauce

Midwest Living

This recipe combines tender salmon with an elegant and rich cream sauce. Serve this special dish for dinner when entertaining.

Total: 40 mins
Total: 25 mins

Poached Salmon with Creamy Piccata Sauce


Easy poached salmon is sophisticated with a creamy caper-and-lemon sauce. Make it a meal: Serve with snow peas or roasted asparagus and a whole grain like quinoa or brown rice.

Total: 20 mins

Salmon and Soba Noodles

Ladies' Home Journal

Poaching salmon in an aromatic broth is a healthy and tasty way to prepare it. Serving it with spinach and soba noodles makes an even healthier meal.

Poached Salmon with Pesto

Family Circle

This 30-minute recipe illustrates how you can combine five ingredients and turn out something divine. Heavy cream and pesto team up for a sauce that delicately coats the salmon and angel hair pasta.

St. Pat's Beef & Veggies

Better Homes and Gardens

This hearty roast beef and vegetable main-dish recipe is another option for the more traditional St. Patrick's Day fare.

Total: 1 hr

Oven-Poached Salmon Fillets


Baking salmon fillets, covered, with a little wine and some shallots produces moist, succulent results as long as you remember the two cardinal rules of fish cookery: choose only the freshest fish and don't overcook it. Serve topped with your favorite sauce, if desired.

Total: 30 mins

Salmon Leftovers = Super Simple Meals: Easy Does It

Healthy, light-and-lovely salmon: That's pretty much what fish meant when I was growing up on the West Cost. I'm sure in other parts of the country people ate plenty of catfish and cod, but my dad fished for salmon, and we happily ate it fresh and smoked. Summer is prime time for wild Pacific salmon, which is truly a superfood, a great source of omega 3 fatty acids and protein as well as Vitamin D, B12, niacin, B6, and magnesium.

MyPlate Meal: Healthy, Flavorful Grilled Salmon Tacos

Salmon is the third most popular fish to eat here in the U.S., according to the National Fisheries Institute. Really, third? With its beautiful pink color, its delicate yet satisfying flavor and its powerhouse healthiness, salmon is number one on our list.

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