Poached Salmon Recipe With Green Herb and Mustard Sauce

Poached salmon with green herb and mustard sauce

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Salmon fillets are gently poached and served with a sauce of tarragon, parsley and Dijon mustard. Ready in a mere 20 minutes it's a great, healthy, mid-week meal. Serve with crisp new potatoes.


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  • skinless salmon fillets 2
  • tarragon 2 tbsp, chopped
  • flat-leaf parsley 2 tbsp, chopped
  • Dijon mustard 2 tsp
  • white wine vinegar 2 tbsp
  • olive oil 2 tbsp
  • watercress or new potatoes to serve


  • Step 1

    Bring a shallow pan of water to a simmer. Drop in the salmon, put a lid on the pan and cook for 5-6 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Put all the other ingredients in a small food processor and whizz until smooth (if it’s too thick, add a splash of water).

  • Step 3

    Lift the salmon up and drain. Serve the salmon with potatoes, watercress and the sauce.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 362
  • Fat 26.9g
  • Saturates 4.6g
  • Carbs 1g
  • Fibre 0.3g
  • Protein 29g
  • Salt 0.55g