Poached Salmon With Hollandaise Recipe

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Poached Salmon With Hollandaise
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  • 2 salmon fillets (8 oz each)
  • 1 gallon water
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp tabasco sauce
  • 3 tbsp hot water


  1. In a heavy pan on medium heat, add the two tablespoons of salt to one gallon of water.
  2. Bring to a light boil.
  3. Place salmon and 1/2 of a lemon in the water.
  4. Place a metal bowl on top of the pan containing the salmon.
  5. In the bowl, place the three tablespoons of hot water, the egg yolks, Tabasco sauce and the juice from the remaining lemon half.
  6. Stir with a fine whip until yolks start to thicken.
  7. Still stirring, slowly add 1/2 cup of the clarified butter.
  8. If the sauce thickens too much, slowly add more hot water until desired consistency.
  9. Remove from heat and add remaining 1/2 cup of butter.
  10. Stir until incorporated.
  11. Take salmon filet out of water after 6 minutes.
  12. Top immediately with hollandaise.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1574.66 Kcal (6593 kJ)
Calories from fat 1247.73 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 138.64g 213%
Cholesterol 776.49mg 259%
Sodium 7381.45mg 308%
Potassium 1339.65mg 29%
Total Carbs 3.55g 1%
Sugars 0.91g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.89g 4%
Protein 78.52g 157%
Vitamin C 16.2mg 27%
Iron 2.1mg 11%
Calcium 274.9mg 27%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 63.31 Kcal (265 kJ)
Calories from fat 50.17 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.57g 213%
Cholesterol 31.22mg 259%
Sodium 296.77mg 308%
Potassium 53.86mg 29%
Total Carbs 0.14g 1%
Sugars 0.04g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.04g 4%
Protein 3.16g 157%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 27%
Iron 0.1mg 11%
Calcium 11.1mg 27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 42.9
  • 43

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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