Chilled Poached Salmon with Lemon Dill Sauce

Say “Mrs. Smith’s Fish Sauce Shop” five instances fast…I can’t do it two times. But in preference to taking 10 minutes to untwist your tongue, you can pull collectively this amazing-easy poached fish dish. By the time you could utter “Fisherman Fritz fishes fresh fish, sparkling fish does fisherman Fritz fish,” this salmon may be perfectly chilled and ready to be smothered within the zesty dill sauce.

Chilled Poached Salmon with Lemon Dill Sauce
Chilled Poached Salmon with Lemon Dill Sauce


Poached Salmon

1 1/2 cups dry white wine
1 1/2 cups water
1 lemon, sliced
2 sprigs fresh dill
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 tbsp whole black peppercorns
1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
6 (6oz) salmon fillets, skin removed

Lemon Dill Sauce

1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 tbsp chopped fresh dill
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp grainy mustard
1/2 tsp lemon zest


1) In a large skillet, combine wine, water, lemon slices, dill sprigs, bay leaf, and peppercorns. Bring to a boil over high heat.

2) Season salmon fillets with salt and pepper. Once the water has boiled, add salmon to skillet, cover and turn the heat off, letting the fish poach for 10 minutes or until flaky. Remove salmon from liquid and transfer to plate, refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

3) For the sauce, in a medium bowl, whisk mayonnaise, buttermilk, chopped dill, lemon juice, mustard and lemon zest. Chill and serve with poached salmon.

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