Poached Salmon with Asparagus

Poached Salmon with Asparagus

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Poached salmon
This is a wonderful, quick, healthy recipe which contains plenty of omega-3’s in salmon. Poached salmon can be so tasty especially when added to a delicious salad with a tasty dressing. Asparagus and salmon go hand in hand like sweat and exercise. This dish should become one of your weeknight staples.

Time taken : 25 mins

Serves : 2


  • 175 gm skinless salmon fillets
  • 1 bunch asparagus, halved
  • 1 celery stick, chopped
  • 1 cup spinach or rocket
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tsp finely chopped fresh dill or dill paste from supermarket
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice



  1. Place salmon in a large saucepan of cold water over medium heat.
  2. Bring to boil and then reduce heat to simmer, uncovered for 3 mins.
  3. Remove from heat, cover and set aside for 3 mins until salmon is cooked.
  4. Microwave the asparagus for 3-4 minutes until tender.
  5. Mix celery, rocket or spinach and tomatoes in a small bowl
  6.  Whisk oil, vinegar and juice in a small bowl. Season with pepper.
  7.  Add dressing to salad, tossing to combine.
  8. Serve with salmon and asparagus spears on top