Poached Salmon with Lemon Mint Tzatziki (Ellie Krieger) Recipe

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Poached Salmon with Lemon Mint Tzatziki (Ellie Krieger)
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  1. Put the wine, water, bay leaves, parsley and of the sliced lemons into a large deep skillet and bring to a simmer.
  2. Add the salmon, skin side down. Add more water, if necessary, to cover the salmon. Cover the skillet and simmer over a low heat until the fish is just cooked through, about 8 minutes.
  3. Transfer the fish to a plate, cover it and chill it completely in the refrigerator, about 3 hours.
  4. To serve, peel the skin from the fillet and scrape away any brown flesh. Put the fish on a serving plate, garnish with scallion and the remaining lemon slices. Serve with Lemon Mint Tzatziki.
  5. Lemon Mint Tzatziki:
  6. Line a strainer with paper towel and put the strainer over a bowl. Put the yogurt in the strainer and place it in the refrigerator to drain and thicken for 3 hours.
  7. Seed and coarsely grate the cucumber. Drain it well. In a medium bowl, stir together the thickened yogurt and olive oil. Stir in the cucumber, lemon juice, garlic, zest and mint. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and serve.
  8. Yield: 1 cup
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 208.51 Kcal (873 kJ)
Calories from fat 41.4 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.6g 7%
Cholesterol 65.18mg 22%
Sodium 321.57mg 13%
Potassium 450mg 10%
Total Carbs 7.62g 3%
Sugars 4.33g 17%
Dietary Fiber 0.93g 4%
Protein 21.21g 42%
Vitamin C 13.1mg 22%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 15.8mg 88%
Calcium 148.2mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 69.2 Kcal (290 kJ)
Calories from fat 13.74 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.53g 7%
Cholesterol 21.63mg 22%
Sodium 106.72mg 13%
Potassium 149.34mg 10%
Total Carbs 2.53g 3%
Sugars 1.44g 17%
Dietary Fiber 0.31g 4%
Protein 7.04g 42%
Vitamin C 4.3mg 22%
Iron 5.3mg 88%
Calcium 49.2mg 15%

* 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

  • 4.4
  • 4

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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