Celery Leaf & Fennel Poached Salmon

Celery Leaf & Fennel Poached Salmon

Photo by Quisine Queen B Author Notes A quick and easy recipe of salmon poached in an aromatic broth of celery leaves, fennel seed, garlic, and thyme. A healthy, Keto, Paleo, Whole 30, Gluten-free main dish with major flavor but without major calories. —Quisine Queen B Prep time 10 minutes Cook time 10 minutes Serves…

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Celery Leaf & Fennel Poached Salmon

Photo by Quisine Queen B
Author Notes

A quick and easy recipe of salmon poached in an aromatic broth of celery leaves, fennel seed, garlic, and thyme. A healthy, Keto, Paleo, Whole 30, Gluten-free main dish with major flavor but without major calories. —Quisine Queen B

  • Prep time
    10 minutes
  • Cook time
    10 minutes
  • Serves
    4
Ingredients

  • 3-4

    salmon fillets (4-6 oz), skinned


  • 1/4 teaspoon

    sea salt


  • 1/8 teaspoon

    ground black pepper


  • 1 teaspoon

    olive oil


  • 3

    garlic cloves, chopped


  • 2 1/2 cups

    broth of your choice


  • 1/2

    onion, halved


  • 1/3 cup

    fresh celery leaves


  • 1/4 teaspoon

    fennel seed


  • 8

    sprigs of thyme


  • Lemon for garnish and to squeeze on fish

Directions
  1. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper. In a large skillet on medium heat, add the oil and saute the garlic.
  2. Pour in the broth and add in all of the remaining ingredients. Bring it to a simmer.
  3. Nestle the salmon (skinned side down) into the poaching liquid. Place some of the celery leaves on top of the salmon. Cover and cook for 5-10 minutes (depending on the thickness) or to the desired doneness. Be careful not to overcook.
  4. Serve with a squeeze of lemon juice over the fish before serving and a side of veggies of your choice. Enjoy your nutritious dinner!

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