Poached Salmon with Herbed Mayonnaise Recipe

Poached Salmon with Herbed Mayonnaise Recipe

How To Make Poached Salmon with Herbed Mayonnaise

Sweet wine and shallots makes this poached salmon more tender and flavorful! Enjoy with a serving of minty and creamy mayonnaise for an indulgent meal.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • ½cupmayonnaise
  • ¼cupchives,minced
  • 2tbspmint,chopped
  • 2tspfresh ginger,finely grated
  • ½tsptarragon,minced
  • ½tspdijon mustard
  • ¼tsplime zest,finely grated
  • 2tsplime juice,fresh
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 3cupswater
  • 2bay leaves
  • 1cupdry white wine
  • 1shallot
  • 4salmon fillets,skinless
  • herb flowers


  1. In a small bowl, mix the mayonnaise with the chives, mint, ginger, tarragon, mustard, lime zest and juice and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

  2. In a large skillet, combine the water, bay leaves, wine, shallot and 1 teaspoon salt and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

  3. Season the salmon with salt and pepper. Nestle the fillets in the poaching liquid, cover and cook over low heat for about 6 minutes, until just cooked.

  4. Using a slotted spatula, remove the fillets and pat dry with paper towels before setting them on plates

  5. Sprinkle with herb flowers, serve with the herbed mayonnaise, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 1111.75kcal
  • Fat: 76.08g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.64g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.58g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 28.87g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.82g
  • Fiber: 3.96g
  • Sugar: 1.98g
  • Protein: 82.41g
  • Cholesterol: 229.06mg
  • Sodium: 1617.84mg
  • Calcium: 204.60mg
  • Potassium: 1647.09mg
  • Iron: 10.95mg
  • Vitamin A: 27.16µg
  • Vitamin C: 23.36mg
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