Poached salmon

This poached salmon recipe is extremely high in quality protein and fat, while being low in carbs. Pairs well with steamed veg and sweet potato mash.

Serves: 1
Ingredients: 7
Serving size: 648 g
Total calories: 567
Protein: 78.84 g
Fat: 25.13 g
Carbohydrates: 1.1 g
Fibre: 0.4 g


  • 1 piece of fresh salmon
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 handful fresh dill
  • 1 cup of water
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 spring onion chopped in half


  1. Place all ingredients, except the fish, into a saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer, gently place the fish into the liquid and cover.
  2. Gently simmer until cooked through (5-10 mins).
  3. Top with fresh dill and lemon wedges.
Print Friendly, PDF & Email