Poached Salmon with Hollandaise Sauce

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Darina Allen's Simply Delicious Suppers

By Darina Allen

Published 2001

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Most cookbooks you look up will tell you to poach salmon in a court bouillon. This is a mixture of wine and water and perhaps some sliced carrots, onion, peppercorns and a bouquet garni including a bay leaf, but I feel very strongly that a beautiful salmon is at it’s best poached gently in just boiling salted water.

The proportion of salt to water is very important. We use 1 rounded tablespoon of salt to every 1.1