Poached Salmon with Mint Salsa

Prep Time: 20 Min Servings: 4 servings Difficulty: Easy


  • 4 Salmon fillets, skinned
  • (about 5oz. each)
  • 1 tsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 Green onions, minced
  • 1⁄2 cup Water
  • 1⁄4 cup Fresh mint
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1⁄2 cup White wine or white grape juice
  • Salt
  • 1 Red or green hot pepper, seeded and minced or 1⁄2 tsp hot pepper flakes


  1. Sprinkle salmon with 1⁄2 teaspoon salt and let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. Spray a skillet with non-stick cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Sauté onions, hot pepper, mint and a 1⁄4 teaspoon of salt until onions are softened, about 1 minute. Scrape into a bowl and set aside.
  3. Add wine and water to skillet and heat over medium heat until small bubbles appear. Add olive oil.
  4. Place salmon in skillet, cover and reduce heat to low. Poach turning once until fish flakes easily when tested, about 7-9 minutes.
  5. Remove salmon with slotted spoon and drain well. Stir lemon juice into reserved mint mixture and spoon over salmon.
  6. Place fish on plate and drizzle with olive oil.

This recipe can also be made ahead of time and served chilled.
Nutritional information per serving: Protein 22g Total fat 19g Carbohydrates 3g Calories 269 Sodium 64mg Cholesterol 62mg


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