Quick & Easy Poached Salmon

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Servings: 4
  • About This Recipe

    “This is the second easiest way to cook salmon.”


  • 1skin-on salmon fillet
  • water( to cover)
  • kosher salt
  • pepper
  • Directions

  • Place filet, skin side down, in a small stock pot.
  • Pour enough water over to cover the salmon by about two inches.
  • Place pot on high heat until just beginning to boil.
  • Remove salmon from water and pat dry.
  • Sprinkle with Kosher salt and pepper to taste.
  • This goes great with a little garlic mayonnaise or a vinaigrette.
  • Reviews

  • “Perfect recipe for poached Salmon. I serve it with Sauce Bearnaise and topped with a sprig of fresh Dill and Creamy Mash Potoato on the side in my restaurant. it is our most popular fish dish”

  • “Easy and good.Also good cooled down and served with homemade mayo.”

  • “I wonder what the easiest way to cook Salmon is?This worked like a charm- took apprx 10 minutes and it was lovely & moist. Served with tartar sauce, asparagus, baby carrots & saffron rice Thanks Joel for posting”