Easy Poached Salmon with Dijon-Dill Sauce

25 minutes


4 filets

This delicious poached salmon recipe turns out perfectly moist and juicy every time and a wonderful Greek yogurt sauce lends loads of flavor. You can also serve it chilled over a salad for a light, healthy dinner.

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1 lemon sliced, additional for garnish
1 shallot minced
5 sprigs fresh dill
5 sprigs fresh parsley
1 tablespoon peppercorns
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1 bay leaf
2 cups water
2 cups dry white wine
4 6 oz skinless salmon filets
Dijon-Dill Sauce Ingredients
1/2 cup Greek yogurt
3 tablespoons minced shallot
2 tablespoons minced fresh dill additional for garnish
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons minced chives
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Nutritional Information
172kcal Calories
10g Carbohydrates
3g Protein
3g Fat
1mg Cholesterol
1943mg Sodium
236mg Potassium
1g Fiber
3g Sugar
175IU Vitamin A
18.2mg Vitamin C
63mg Calcium
1mg Iron


To Prepare Salmon Filets
Place the lemon slices, shallot, dill, parsley, peppercorns, salt, and bay leaf in a shallow 10” skillet. Add the water and wine. Arrange salmon filets on top of lemon slices. Heat over medium heat until just simmering.
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Cover and simmer for an additional 8-10 minutes or until salmon reaches an internal temperature of 125 degrees. Use a slotted spatula to remove salmon to a plate. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
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To Prepare Dijon-Dill Sauce
Combine all sauce ingredients in a small bowl and keep chilled until ready to serve. (Note: salmon and sauce may be made up to 1 day ahead of serving). Serve each filet topped with 2 TB sauce.
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