Bunyan's Diabetic Green Tea Poached Salmon

Bunyan's Diabetic Green Tea Poached Salmon Recipe

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Paul Bushay


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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10 Min
10 Min
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10 c
limes, halved
6 Tbsp
honey, divided
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

How to Make Bunyan's Diabetic Green Tea Poached Salmon


  • 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!

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About Bunyan's Diabetic Green Tea Poached Salmon

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

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