Healthy Poached Salmon with Dill Sauce

Healthy Poached Salmon with Dill Sauce.

3 salmon fillets
First, pour water into stock pot, and bring up to boil.
Add following to stock pot:
1-tablespoon salt
5-6 whole peppercorns
2-bay leaves
1-medium onion quartered
1-tablespoon vinegar

Simmer for 10 minutes
Turn heat to low
Add fillets, cut-up.
Cover with lid. Simmer for 10-minutes.
Turn heat off and let fish rest in stock until you are ready to serve the meal.
Remove fillets with fish spatula. Strain stock and freeze for soups and sauces.

Yogurt Dill Sauce, a great companion:
1/2-cup plain yogurt (lite sour cream can be used)
1/2 cup thinly sliced cucumbers
1 sprig dill - diced
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2-teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1/2-teaspoon honey
1/4 teaspoon paprika
Lemon slices and fresh dill for garnish.

Lemon butter for redskins:
4 tablespoons butter
Juice from 1 lemon
1 tablespoon fresh chives
A pinch salt

Steam fresh green beans, carrots and redskin potatoes.

Serving Suggestions:
Place fish in the center of serving platter. Arrange steamed vegetables around the fish. Garnish with lemon wedges, sliced tomatoes and dill sprigs.

Spoon lemon butter over potatoes. Serve Dill Sauce on the side.

Bingo - you have a tasty and colorful dinner.

You probably think: "These Norwegian sure eat a lot of seafood" and you're right, we do.

It has paid off in health benefits, and not to brag or anything - we are pretty good at preparing fish also. :-) (brag brag).

The combination of being active and a consuming a great amount of seafood, fruits and vegetables, makes a person healthier.

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