Poached Salmon

This is a super heathy, quick recipe.
Of course, it also DE-LICOUS!
You get your Omega-3, Vitamin K, C, A and more!
It will fill your belly and make you feel healthier just by eating it! 😉
  • 3 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 1 leek, sliced and diced
  • 1 small fennel bulb, sliced and diced
  • 1 large carrot, diced
  • 2 celery ribs, sliced and diced
  • 1 teaspoon of Kosher salt
  • Pinch of Pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 3 tablespoons of parsley, chopped
  • 1 generous teaspoon thyme, chopped
  • 1 pound of salmon
  • 4 generous tablespoons finely grated Parmesan
  • 1 cup dried Orzo Pasta, cook according to package directions

Add butter to a deep sauté pan and melt over medium heat.  Once butter melts add leeks,fennel, carrot and celery.  Add salt and pepper.

Add vegetable broth bring to a quick boil, lower heat to medium-low and add mushrooms.

Place Salmon pieces into broth and sprinkle a tablespoon of Parmesan over each piece.

Allow fish to poach until Salmons color turns from red to a more white color.

Cook Orzo pasta white fish poaches.

Place a generous scoop of pasta in bowl and top with a piece of Salmon.  Scoop up broth mix and place on top and around fish.  Top with Parsley and a little more Parmesan!

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Categories: Fish Dish, Superfoods

Author:Amy Stafford

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