Poached Salmon with Creamy Piccata Sauce (Eating Well)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 316.3
  • Total Fat: 15.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 92.3 mg
  • Sodium: 112.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 30.1 g

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Introduction

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. 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.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 pound center-cut salmon fillet, skinned (see Tip) and cut into 4 portions
    1 cup dry white wine, divided
    2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
    1 large shallot, minced
    2 tablespoons lemon juice
    4 teaspoons capers, rinsed
    1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill

Tips

Tip: How to skin a salmon fillet: Place skin-side down. Starting at the tail end, slip a long knife between the fish flesh and the skin, holding down firmly with your other hand. Gently push the blade along at a 30 angle, separating the fillet from the skin without cutting through either.


Directions

Place salmon in a large skillet. Add 1/2 cup wine and enough water to just cover the salmon. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce to a simmer, turn the salmon over, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallot and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the remaining 1/2 cup wine; boil until slightly reduced, about 1 minute. Stir in lemon juice and capers; cook 1 minute more. Remove from the heat; stir in sour cream and salt. To serve, top the salmon with the sauce and garnish with dill.


Serving Size: 4 -4 oz servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MARY1627.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |