Moist Poached Salmon

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Appears in
Monday-to-Friday Cookbook

By Michele Urvater

Published 1991

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Ironically enough, my way of poaching fish is not only the lazy cook’s method but also the one that produces the moistest and most tender flesh imaginable. And even though I use this method mostly for salmon, you should know that it works equally well with other tender-fleshed fish like bass, snapper, and halibut.

All you need to do is set the fish in a skillet large enough to accommodate it in a single layer, then cover it with water (or a mixture of water and white wine or clam ju