Bamboo Chinese Poached Salmon

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Easy Poached Salmon Recipe: How to Make It | Taste of Home

Ingredients For Poached Salmon:

  • 8 cups [2 L] water
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 12 peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] coarse salt
  • 6 to 10 parsley sprigs or
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] dried parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 to 4 pounds [1.4 to 1.8 kg] fresh salmon, in 1 piece

If Serving Hot

  • Finely minced fresh parsley or dill
  • Melted butter
  • Any desired hot sauce

If Serving Cold

  • Any desired garnishings
  • Any desired cold sauce

Directions For Poached Salmon:

Choose a microwave-safe dish large enough for the salmon.

Mix in water and lemon juice; add carrot slices, peppercorns, coarse salt, parsley and bay leaf.

Cover dish; microwave for 15 minutes on ‘MAXIMUM’.

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Wrap salmon into a damp cloth; sew wrapping so that fish is well wrapped.

Transfer wrapped salmon into boiling water mixture; with a laddle, sprinkle salmon boiling mixture 4 or 5 times.

Cover dish; microwave salmon on ‘MEDIUM-MAXIMUM’, 5 minutes per pound [454 g].

Leave to rest for 10 minutes.

Using two forks, transfer salmon onto a plate.

If serving salmon hot, unwrap and arrange salmon onto a serving plate.

Sprinkle salmon with minced parsley or dill and with melted butter; serve with a hot sauce.

If serving salmon cold, refrigerate wrapped salmon for 6 to 12 hours.

Unwrap and then garnish salmon to taste.

Serve cold salmon, along with a cold sauce.

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