Bunyan's Diabetic Green Tea Poached Salmon Recipe

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Bunyan's Diabetic Green Tea Poached Salmon

Paul Bushay

By
@chefbunyan

Wanna impress your friends? Tell them you poached the salmon in a COURT BOULLION (restaurant name for the poaching liquid! I like just about any good meaty fish cooked this way!


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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

10 c
water
2
limes, halved
6 Tbsp
honey, divided
4
inch piece of ginger, peeled & chopped
2 tsp
sea salt
2 tsp
whole black peppercorns
4 Tbsp
loose green tea
4, 6 oz
boneless, skinless, salmon fillets

Step-By-Step

1Put 6 qts of the water into a big straight sided skillet or pot with a lid

2Squeeze 3 of the lime halves then throw the halves in as well.

3Add 5 TBSP of the honey, the ginger, salt and peppercorns

4Bring to a boil over medium high heat.

5Turn the heat down to low

6Cover and simmer for 10 minutes, to infuse the water

7Turn the heat off

8Dip out 1/2 cup of the hot poaching liquid and dump it in a small saucepan

9Dump the tea into the big pot

10Let the tea steep for 5 mins

11turn the heat on low under the big pot again

12Carefully slide in the salmon fillets

13Cover and poach till the fish is just cooked through, about 6 to 7 mins

14Meanwhile back at the ranch, zest the remaining lime half and toss the zest into the small pot with the 1/2 cup of poaching liquid

15Squeeze the juice from the lime half in, then add the remaining TBSP of honey

16Put the small pot back on the stove over low heat

17Reduce the liquid by 2/3 till it's syrupy about 7 to 10 mins.

18CAREFULLY take the fish out of the poaching liquid with a fish spatula or slotted spoon & plate them

19Drizzle a little of the sauce over each fillet

20Serve!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic
Other Tag: Healthy