Garlic and Herb Poached Salmon

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups dry white wine
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 lemon slices
  • 1 onion, peeled and cut in half
  • 5 sprigs fresh dill (or 2 teaspoons dried dill)
  • 5 sprigs fresh parsley (or 2 teaspoons dried parsley)
  • 5 sprigs fresh thyme (or 2 teaspoons dried thyme)
  • 3 whole garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lb. fresh, skinless, boneless salmon fillet
  • Garnish: lemon zest or chopped fresh herbs, if desired

Instructions

  1. In a medium skillet or saucepan, combine wine, water, lemon slices, onion, dill, parsley, thyme, garlic and salt. Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce liquid to a simmer over low heat, add the salmon, and cover.
  3. Cook for 5-8 minutes, just until salmon is done.
  4. Remove salmon to serving plates.
  5. Garnish with fresh lemon zest and chopped herbs, if desired.

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