If you’re like me, you’ve got spring fever right about now. You’re looking for meals that are bright and fresh. Right? Well, what could be brighter or fresher than poached salmon with spring peas and greens? And it’s so easy — I can’t wait to show you how.
Sarah’s Tip of the Day:
If you can boil water, you can make this meal. All you do is add a few strips of lemon zest to a pan of boiling water, then add salmon fillets, along with snap peas to cook for just a few minutes. Toss the peas with some watercress, mint, and a bit of butter. Serve it all up on a platter; it couldn’t be prettier!
Subscribe for more easy and delicious recipes:
6 cups water
3 strips lemon zest
4 skinless salmon fillets (4 to 6 ounces each)
1/2 pound trimmed snap peas
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
1 bunch trimmed watercress
Bring water and lemon zest to a simmer in a large skillet. Season salmon fillets and add to pan with snap peas. Cover and cook 5 minutes, until salmon is opaque throughout; transfer to a platter. Drain and toss peas with butter, mint, and watercress. Drizzle with olive oil and season.
Get the Full Recipe:
Nutritional Info: per serv (makes 4): 280 cal; 15 g fat; 30 g protein; 5 g carb; 2 g fiber
More Fish/Seafood Recipes:
Want more? Sign up to get my video recipe email, served daily.
Get recipe emails:
Like Everyday Food:
Follow Everyday Food:
Everyday Food Pinterest:
Sarah Carey is the editor of Everyday Food magazine and her job is to come up with the best ways to make fast, delicious food at home. But she’s also a mom to two hungry kids, so the question “What’s for dinner?” is never far from her mind — or theirs, it seems! Her days can get crazy busy (whose don’t?), so these videos are all about her favorite fast, fresh meals — and the tricks she uses to make it all SO much easier.
Poached Salmon and Snap Peas – Everyday Food with Sarah Carey
481 Views0 Comments0 Likes
The combination of sautéed onions, peas, and pancetta is so simple but very satisfying. The "secret" to this dish is to save about 1 cup of the starchy pasta water before draining. It helps create a wonderful "sauce...
958 Views0 Comments0 Likes
Rich, dark chocolate oozing from warm-from-the-oven cake: You probably know and love this restaurant favorite -- it's one of the most special desserts around. But do you know how easy it is to make these little cakes...
552 Views0 Comments0 Likes
Don't you just crave a great steak sometimes? Here's an easy one with tons of flavor: an authentic Steak au Poivre. All you need to give it its distinctive taste is tons of pepper. This dish is great with a nice, fre...
587 Views0 Comments0 Likes
Smokiness and heat permeate this Spicy Turkey Chili recipe that’s made in a slow cooker, otherwise known as a Crock-Pot. Slow cookers can safely be left unattended as the ingredients cook at low temperatures for long...