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How To Poach Salmon Perfectly

Watch more Fish Recipes videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Poach salmon perfectly and impress your friends at your next dinner party using this guide. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Preheat oven and wash fish Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and then gently wash the fish, checking for any scales or bones that might have been missed. Set it aside to air dry. Step 2: Simmer poaching liquid Combine the water, wine, half the lemon, bay leaves, basil, fennel, and a pinch of salt in a pan. Bring it to a boil and then let it simmer for 10 minutes. Tip Add slices of white or red onion for a sweeter and more aromatic poaching liquid. Step 3: Place salmon in pan Place the salmon in the foil pan and pour the liquid over the fish. Cover with foil and seal tightly and bake for 20 minutes. Step 4: Baste midway Baste the salmon midway through before recovering and baking for the remaining time. Step 5: Remove fish Remove the foil pan, and baste the fish one last time before draining the liquid and moving the fillet to a serving dish. Tip The salmon should be opaque and flake slightly when a fork is inserted. Step 6: Refrigerate or serve immediately Refrigerate overnight or serve immediately. Garnish with remaining lemon wedges, fresh herbs, and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. Enjoy this wonderful treat with a glass of wine and your friends! Did You Know? In 2009, Alaskan fisheries harvested 161 million salmon at an estimated value of $370 million.
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