Bunyan's Diabetic Green Tea Poached Salmon Recipe

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Bunyan's Diabetic Green Tea Poached Salmon

Paul Bushay

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@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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put 6 qts of the water into a big straight sided skillet or pot with a lid
2
Squeeze 3 of the lime halves then throw the halves in as well.
3
Add 5 TBSP of the honey, the ginger, salt and peppercorns
4
Bring to a boil over medium high heat.
5
Turn the heat down to low
6
Cover and simmer for 10 minutes, to infuse the water
7
Turn the heat off
8
Dip out 1/2 cup of the hot poaching liquid and dump it in a small saucepan
9
Dump the tea into the big pot
10
Let the tea steep for 5 mins
11
turn the heat on low under the big pot again
12
Carefully slide in the salmon fillets
13
Cover and poach till the fish is just cooked through, about 6 to 7 mins
14
Meanwhile 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
15
Squeeze the juice from the lime half in, then add the remaining TBSP of honey
16
Put the small pot back on the stove over low heat
17
Reduce the liquid by 2/3 till it's syrupy about 7 to 10 mins.
18
CAREFULLY take the fish out of the poaching liquid with a fish spatula or slotted spoon & plate them
19
Drizzle a little of the sauce over each fillet
20
Serve!

About this Recipe

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