Cabbage-Wrapped Salmon Steamed in Wine Recipe

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Vincent Published: May 3, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Cabbage-Wrapped Salmon Steamed in Wine

Flaky and tender salmon is surrounded with fresh tomatoes, zucchini, and shallots, and cooked in white wine to yield a light cabbage-wrapped salmon dish!

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



  • 4large cabbage leaves
  • 4salmon fillets,skinless
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1medium carrot
  • 1large leek
  • 1small zucchini
  • 2tomatoes,roma or plum
  • ¼cupshallots,minced
  • 2tbspfresh parsley,chopped
  • 1tbspfresh tarragon,chopped
  • 2cupswhite wine
  • 1lemon


  1. In a large stockpot, bring 2 quarts of water to a boil. Blanch the cabbage leaves for 1 to 2 minutes, then set aside to cool.

  2. Season salmon with salt and pepper and set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, mix carrot, leek, zucchini, tomatoes, shallots, parsley, and tarragon; season lightly with salt and pepper.

  4. Place 1 salmon fillet in each cabbage leaf and surround it with several spoonfuls of seasoned vegetables. Gently fold cabbage around salmon and vegetables to create a packet. Tie closed with kitchen string.

  5. In a large pot with a steaming basket insert, bring the wine to a boil. Place salmon packets in steaming basket, then cook for 5 minutes.

  6. Remove packets from pot, snip off kitchen string, and serve with lemon wedges. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 986.93kcal
  • Fat: 53.70g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.99g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 15.60g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.50g
  • Fiber: 4.16g
  • Sugar: 7.53g
  • Protein: 83.65g
  • Cholesterol: 217.80mg
  • Sodium: 1650.65mg
  • Calcium: 119.21mg
  • Potassium: 2010.00mg
  • Iron: 3.47mg
  • Vitamin A: 190.88µg
  • Vitamin C: 56.79mg
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