Poached Salmon with Cucumber, Cress, and Caper Sauce
Poached Salmon with Cucumber, Cress, and Caper Sauce
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  • Summary

    Poached salmon makes an impressive entree on any holiday table, especially when adorned with chive blossoms, cucumber ribbons, and snippets of cress.

    Ingredients

    • 4 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 2 celery stalks, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 1 medium leek, cut into 1/2-inch pieces, rinsed well
    • 1/4 cup white-wine vinegar
    • 1 lemon, cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds
    • 4 bay leaves
    • 4 fresh thyme sprigs
    • 3 tablespoons coarse salt or sea salt, plus 2 teaspoons
    • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
    • 1 whole salmon (about 7 pounds), cleaned, fins and gills trimmed, rinsed well
    • 1 English cucumber
    • Watercress or Upland cress (or a mix), for garnish
    • Fresh chives, for garnish
    • Cucumber, Cress, and Caper Sauce, for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 310 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.55%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 12.63%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 127 mg 42.46%
    • Sodium: 453 mg 18.88%
    • Calcium: 9 mg 0.89%
    • Potassium: 44 mg 1.26%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 22.4%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 1 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.53%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 51 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 1.8%
    • Vitamin C 4.66%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat7
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total7 oz-eq

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