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Poached Salmon with Basil Mayonnaise


Left to Right: Pea-Pod Medley, Poached Salmon with Basil Mayonnaise

Left to Right: Pea-Pod Medley, Poached Salmon with Basil Mayonnaise

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

Basil Mayonnaise
1 bay leaf
4 peppercorns
4 salmon steaks, 1 to 1-1/2 inches thick
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sour cream or plain yogurt
1 green onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 tablespoons fresh parsley
2 tablespoons fresh basil
Salt and pepper

Preparation

  1. Prepare Basil Mayonnaise; cover. Set aside.
  2. Add bay leaf, peppercorns and enough water to medium skillet to fill to 1-inch depth. Bring to a boil. Add salmon.
  3. Reduce heat; cover. Simmer 5 minutes or until salmon flakes easily when tested with fork.
  4. Remove salmon from poaching liquid; serve with Basil Mayonnaise.

Basil Mayonnaise

Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, onion, parsley and basil in food processor or blender container; process until well blended. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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