Salmon with Egg Sauce ( low Calorie)

Carol Junkins


This is a recipe from Better Homes and Gardens booklet I have had since 1986 ~ Great tasty meal and poaching keeps the calories down to make this a great dinner when we are trying to lose weight. Picture is also from the booklet.


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20 Min
25 Min


  • 1 lb
    3-4 pound fresh or frozen dressed salmon
  • 2 c
  • 1 stick
    stalk celery , cut up
  • 1 slice
  • 1 slice
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 tsp
  • ·
    egg sauce
  • ·
  • ·
  • ·
    lemon slices

  • 3 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 3 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    white pepper
  • 3/4 c
    reserved fish cooking liquid
  • 3/4 c
    skim milk
  • 2
    hard boiled eggs, chopped

How to Make Salmon with Egg Sauce ( low Calorie)


  1. Thaw fish, if frozen. Wrap salmon in cheesecloth. Place the wrapped fish on rack in a poaching pan. Add water, celery, 1 lemon slice, onion, bay leaf, and salt.
  2. Bring to boiling, reduce heat.
    Cover poaching pan and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
    Remove salmon from pan; wrap in foil to keep warm.
    Strain cooking liquid, reserving 3/4 cup.
    Make the Egg Sauce, keep warm.
  3. Pull foil and cloth away from fish; carefully remove skin. Discard skin.
    transfer fish to serving platter, using two large spatulas.
    Top with some of the Egg Sauce; sprinkle with paprika.
    Garnish with parsley and additional lemon slices. Pass remaining Egg Sauce.
    Makes 8 servings.
  4. Egg Sauce:
    In a saucepan melt 3 Tablespoons butter or margarine, stir in 3 Tablespoons all purpose flour, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon white papper. And the 3/4 cup reserved fish cooking liquid and 3/4 cup skim milk all at once.
    Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more.
    Sir in 2 hard boiled eggs, chopped; heat through.

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About Salmon with Egg Sauce ( low Calorie)

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

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