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Poached Salmon

Salmon Poached in White Wine with Olives and Pearl Onions

An elegant poached salmon recipe. Easy!
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 444kcal


  • 1/2 pound to 3/4 salmon filet
  • 1 cup assorted pitted olives
  • 1/4 cup pearl onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/8 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • Zest and juice of one lemon
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pour olive oil In a shallow oven proof bowl. Next place salmon filet in oil skin side down. Arrange olives, onions and garlic around the salmon. Pour wine over everything. Top the salmon with lemon zest and then squeeze the lemon juice over all of the ingredients. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes and salt and pepper. Bake until flaky, about 20 minutes, depending on thickness of salmon.


Calories: 444kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 1105mg | Potassium: 670mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 311IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 1mg