Poached Salmon with Dill and Sour Cream Sauce

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2008, America's Test Kitchen TV

Poaching rarely lives up to its promise to produce silken, delicately flavored fish. We set out to eliminate chalky, tasteless poached salmon for good.

SERVES4

TIME50 minutes

Poached Salmon with Dill and Sour Cream Sauce

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For a poached salmon recipe with supple salmon accented by the delicate flavor of the poaching liquid—in under half an hour—, we came up with some tricks: Using less poaching liquid allowed us to cut back on the vegetables and aromatics in ...

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