Poached Salmon with Avocado Salsa
Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids—healthy fats that are good for your heart. Try this delicious salmon with avocado salsa recipe today.
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Makes 4 servings (400 calorie Meal)
Makes 3 servings (600 calorie Meal)
For the Salsa:
1 medium avocado
2 limes, juiced
¼ cup minced red onion
Salt to taste
2 TBSP chopped cilantro
6 cherry tomatoes, finely chopped
What to do
Remove avocado flesh, transfer to a bowl, and mash well with a fork. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Set aside while you prepare the fish.
For the Salmon:
1 quart water
2 shallots, coarsely chopped
10 parsley sprigs
4 cloves garlic
2 bay leaves
2 TBSP peppercorns
1 tsp salt
1 lemon, sliced
Juice of 1 Lemon
1 pound salmon filet, cut into 3 or 4 pieces, depending on your meal plan.
What to do
In a wide shallow saucepan or large, deep skillet, combine all ingredients except salmon. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. When poaching liquid has reached a boil, gently add salmon pieces. Simmer for 8-10 minutes until cooked through and fish flakes with a fork.
Transfer salmon to serving plates and top with avocado salsa.
Per serving (400 calorie Meal)
Protein: 25 g
Carbohydrate: 4 g
Fat: 11 g
Per serving (600 Calorie Meal)
Protein: 34 g
Carbohydrate: 5 g
Fat: 15 g