Main Meal Recipes > Salmon Poached in Red Wine

How to make salmon poached in red wine:
An unusual way to cook salmon that keeps the salmon moist and tender and infuses it with the rich flavour of red wine.


4 salmon steaks
1 medium carrot, peeled and finely diced
1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
10 fluid oz red wine
salt and freshly ground black pepper
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- Put the salmon into a large shallow pan.
- Sprinkle the onion and carrot over the fish
- Pour the wine over the fish and vegetables.
- Season.
- Poach very gently for 15 minutes.
- Remove the fish with a fish slice.
- Keep hot.
- Boil the liquid and vegetables in the pan and allow to reduce.
- Serve with the fish and boiled new potatoes.