High 5 Olive Oil Poached Salmon

Recipe by Chef Laura RomitoCourse: MainCuisine: American
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 (6 oz) salmon filets

  • ¼ cup pure olive oil or oil of your choice

  • ¼ cup minced shallots

  • 2 T lemon juice

  • 2 T dry white wine

  • 2 T fresh herbs (optional) OR 1 tsp. dried herbs such as basil, oregano, thyme, marjoram, or tarragon

  • High 5 Salt Blend of your choice to taste

  • High 5 Fixer Upper to taste

  • 2 cups extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 cups pure olive oil or other oil of your choice such as avocado

Directions

  • Marinate salmon in ¼ cup oil, shallots, wine, optional herbs, and lemon juice for 10-30 minutes at room temperature
  • Remove salmon and discard marinade; pat salmon dry with paper towels and season surface area lightly with High 5 Salt of your choice
  • Remove salmon and discard marinade; pat salmon dry with paper towels and season surface area lightly with High 5 Salt of your choice
  • Poach salmon in oil, being careful to keep oil temperature consistently at 170 degrees
  • Depending on thickness, salmon should take approx. 7-8 minutes to cook through
  • Removing the salmon at approx. 130 – 135 degrees is ideal if you let the salmon rest for 5 minutes, covered, before serving
  • Thinner filets and wild-caught salmon will cook more quickly and can dry out, so be sure not to overcook
  • Serve hot or chill completely to serve with your favorite salad

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