Poached Salmon with Chive Yogurt Sauce
Recipe type: Seafood
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Serves: 2-3 servings
Poached salmon with a simple chive and yogurt sauce.
  • 1 pound wild salmon filet
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh chives
  • 2 cups Greek yogurt
  • 3 Tablespoons milk or cream
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • chopped chives (optional garnish)
  1. Place the salmon in a fish poacher or large skillet. Add enough water to cover the salmon halfway. Squeeze the lemon over the fish, then add the halves to the water. Sprinkle with salt and cover the skillet.
  2. Cook over medium-low heat for about 10 minutes, until the center of the filet is cooked through.
  3. Allow the salmon to rest , off the heat, for 10 minutes, then use 2 spatulas to carefully remove the fillet, cool, then refrigerate until serving.
  4. To make the sauce, add the chives, yogurt milk and salt to a food processor. Process until smooth. Chill until serving.
  5. Cut and serve the salmon, spoon a generous portion of the sauce over each portion, garnish with more chopped chives and serve.
Recipe by Liz The Chef at https://lizthechef.com/poached-salmon-with-chive-yogurt-sauce/