Slow Cooker Poached Salmon

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 3 h
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chicken or fish stock 750 mL
  • 1 cup dry white wine 250 mL
  • 1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 small lemon, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 8 whole black peppercorns
  • 2 - 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 3 tbsp chopped parsley, divided 45 mL
  • 4 salmon fillet portions (5 to 6 oz. each)

Directions

  • Step 1

    In the bowl of a slow cooker, combine stock, wine, onion, lemon, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, thyme and 2 tbsp (30 mL) parsley with 2 cups water. Cover and cook on low, 2 hours and 15 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Add salmon to poaching liquid in slow cooker, cover and continue to cook on low, 20 min. more, or until fish is just cooked through.

  • Step 3

    Carefully lift salmon out of the poaching liquid, divide evenly among 4 plates and garnish with remaining parsley. Serve with rice and steamed carrots.

Tip

This recipe is designed for an oval-shaped slow cooker with a 5 L or more capacity

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/4 of the recipe):
  • Calories 150
  • Fat 4 g
  • Saturated Fat 1 g
  • Carbs 0
  • Protein 28 g
  • Cholesterol 80 mg
  • Fibre 0
  • Sodium 71 mg