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poached salmon with a mustard dill sauce

Recipe by
Julie Ann Keene
Oak Cliff, TX

This sauce is really good with a lot of things besides Just Fish. It's awesome over all kinds of vegetables and also with chicken. I will often make the sauce and we will use it as a dipping sauce for chicken fingers.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For poached salmon with a mustard dill sauce

  • 3/4 c
    sour cream
  • 1/4 c
    dijon mustard
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    dill, dried
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 4
    salmon fillets
  • 3 c
  • 1/2 c
    white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 sm
    onion, sliced
  • 1 stalk
    celery, sliced
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 tsp
  • Sprinkle
    dry parsley, to garnish
  • To taste
    salt and pepper

How To Make poached salmon with a mustard dill sauce

  • 1
    Combine sour cream, mustard, Dill. onion powder and sugar in a small bowl and mix until creamy. Cover and refrigerate at least half an hour.
  • 2
    Combine water, vinegar, onion, celery, bay leaf and peppercorns in a large pan or skillet. Bring to a boil over high heat and boil for five minutes. Reduce heat to low and simmer five minutes.
  • 3
    Carefully add the salmon fillets to the water mixture and simmer for 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove from pan and serve topped with sauce, a sprinkle of dry parsley and salt and cracked black pepper to taste.