Poached Whole Salmon or Sea Trout to be Served Cold

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Simply Delicious: Book 1

Simply Delicious

By Darina Allen

Published 1989

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Ingredients

  • 1 whole salmon or sea trout
  • water
  • salt

Method

Clean and gut the salmon carefully; do not remove the head, tail or scales. Carefully measure the water and half fill the fish kettle, adding 1 rounded tablespoon of salt to every 40 fl ozs/2 Imperial pints. Cover the fish kettle and bring the water to the boil. Add the salmon or sea trout and allow the water to come back to the boil. Simmer for just 2 minutes and then turn off the heat. Kee