Poached Salmon In The Microwave

Poached Salmon In The Microwave

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"A quick way to make perfect salmon fillets. They stay firm and the house doesn't smell like you cooked fish at all."
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17 m servings 287 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 287 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 18.3 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 24.9 g
  • 50%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 148 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Combine butter, wine, lemon juice, dill, sugar, salt, and black pepper together in a microwave-safe casserole dish; place cover on dish.
  2. Microwave butter mixture until butter is melted, 45 to 60 seconds. Add salmon, skin-side up, to butter mixture and place cover on dish. Microwave until salmon flakes easily with a fork, about 6 minutes.


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Made this for a "snack" for my kiddo so I cut the recipe in half and subbed orange juice instead of lemon because he doesn't care for lemon and added some garlic and onion powder. I was really s...

I really liked this, not only for how fast and easy it is, but for the flavor. I'm not a dill "freak", and the quantity seemed like a lot for the liquid involved. Also was leery of the sugar, bu...

I made this in my lekue microwave steamer and it turned out perfectly! I used rosemary because I didn't have any dill. This is definitely my new favorite recipe for salmon when I'm short on ti...

Excellent and easy!! Made this for a quick lunch. I didn't have white wine or dill so I substituted sherry and Italian seasoning....yum!!!

Quick, easy, nutritious. It'll be a regular on my meal list.

Absolutely wonderful simple recipe! The flavor was excellent and the salmon cooked to perfection! Perfect recipe for busy families pressed for time.

Very easy to make. Great flavor and not a lot of fuss or time required. I didn't have as much salmon, so mine was finished in five minutes. Also, I didn't have a casserole dish with a lid, so I ...

This salmon is phenomenal! Cooked perfectly in 6 minutes. So simple to make.

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