Poached Salmon with Horseradish and Apples

Preparation info

  • Serve

    4 to 6

    unless otherwise stated.
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

By Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright

Published 1999

  • About

This is a Russian dish, which is also done with sea bream. It calls for the use of parsley root, which is Hamburg parsley. Unless you grow this yourself, it is not usually obtainable, so you can substitute a small turnip.


  • A 3- to 4-lb salmon
  • 1 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1


Place the fish in a dish. Bring the vinegar to a boil and pour over the fish. After a few minutes, remove the fish from the vinegar and transfer to a flameproof casserole.

Put the vegetables in a saucepan with about cups of water, and add the salt, peppercorns, and bay leaves. Bring to a b