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Poached Trout

No recipe image available.Poaching is a simple method for cooking fish with great results.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 cups water
1 cup white wine
1 celery rib, chopped
1 carrot, peeled, and chopped
1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 bay leaf
6 peppercorns
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 pound trout fillet
1 lemon, sliced

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine water, wine, celery, carrot, parsley, bay leaf, peppercorns and salt in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Add trout and simmer, partially covered, for 10 to 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork at the thickest part. Remove fish; set aside and keep warm. Strain poaching liquid and return to pot; bring to boil and reduce by half.
  3. Serve fish with reduced poaching liquid and sliced lemon.

Makes 3 servings.

Tip: Handle all poached fish as delicately as possible.