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HealthPerks Recipe: Tomato Poached Salmon Served With Tomatillo Salsa

Poached Salmon



  • 1 16oz Salmon Fillet
  • 1 Cup White Wine
  • 1 Cup Low Salt Tomato Juice
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 5 Whole Peppercorns

  • 16 oz Chopped Tomatillos
  • 1 Cup Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Cup Cilantro
  • 1/2 Cup Diced Onion
  • 1 Clove Minced Garlic
  • 1 Jalapeño
  • 1/8 Cup of Lime Zest
  • 1/4 Cup of Lime Juice
  • 1 Teaspoon White Sugar



  1. Pour wine, tomato juice, water, and sliced onions in a large saucepan. Bring to a simmer.
  2. Place Salmon in liquid and lower the heat to just barely simmering. Cook gently for 6 to 10 minutes, then remove salmon from the liquid.
  3. Peel tomatillos and rinse well. Boil in water in a medium pot for 5 minutes. Drain and let cool.
  4. Dice tomatillos and mix in a large bowl with tomatoes, onions, garlic, cilantro, jalapeño, lime zest, lime juice, and sugar.
  5. Serve Salmon on plates with salsa and your choice of side. Yields 4 servings.


This recipe first appeared in the February 2014 edition of the HealthPerks newsletter.

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