Order By Phone: 1-800-645-1899
Enter keyword or Item #

McAfee Secure sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams

Brands
Products A-Z
Departments
Vitamins & Supplements
Herbal Supplements
Children's Supplements
Personal Care
Natural Grocery
Herbal Teas/Throat Drops
Buy 1 Get 1 Free
Resource Center
Nutritionist
Vita Blog
RSS Feed
Reference Library
Contact Us
About Us


Follow us on

Join our mailing list for exciting new products and promotions.

Please enter your Email address.






Website Content Protection
Healthnotes Index:

Olive Oil Poached Salmon with Pomegranate Spiced Cider Jus

Related recipes: Gluten-Free, Low-Carbohydrate
Olive Oil Poached Salmon with Pomegranate Spiced Cider Jus: Main Image

Quick Facts

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 45 min.
Cook Time: 1 hr. 15 min.
Total: 2 hr.
Poaching salmon in olive oil enhances its subtly decadent flavor—perfectly complimented by a creamy sunchoke puree and savory Brussels sprouts.

Ingredients

  • Pomegranate Spiced Cider Jus1 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1 quart apple cider
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 20 black peppercorns
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 2 Tbs unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Salt to taste
  • Sunchoke Puree1/2 lb fresh sunchokes (Jerusalem artichokes), peeled
  • 5 Tbs unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 Tbs crème fraiche
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Brussels Sprouts1 Tbs unsalted butter
  • 1/2 lb Brussels sprouts, trimmed, blanched, and quartered
  • 1/4 cup sliced blanched almonds, toasted
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive Oil Poached Salmon6 7 oz boneless salmon fillets, skinned
  • 6 cups olive oil
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 Tbs kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds (garnish)
  • Fleur de sel to taste (or high quality sea salt)

Directions

  • Pomegranate Spiced Cider JusCombine the pomegranate juice, apple cider, cinnamon stick, cloves, peppercorns, and orange zest in a pot and reduce over medium-low heat to 1/2 cup.
  • Pour the mixture through a fine-mesh strainer, discard the spices and zest, and return the reduced cider to the pot.
  • Add the butter and heavy cream, whisking to combine. Add salt to taste. Using a hand-held immersion blender, blend until light and foamy. Cover to keep warm; set aside.
  • Sunchoke PureePre-heat oven to 220°F. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, then add the sunchokes and cook until fork tender. Drain the sunchokes and transfer them to a baking sheet. Place in the warm oven and allow to dry.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, bring butter and heavy cream to a simmer over medium-low heat.
  • Transfer the dried sunchokes and crème fraîche to the bowl of a food processor.
  • With the machine running, add the hot butter and cream mixture. Continue mixing until the puree is smooth and creamy. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Brussels SproutsOver medium heat, cook butter until it begins to brown. Add Brussels sprouts and almonds.
  • Cook until heated through. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Olive Oil Poached SalmonUsing a large Dutch oven or stockpot over low heat, add olive oil and heat to 160° F. Add the rosemary, thyme, and kosher salt.
  • Carefully place the fillets into the hot oil. Make sure the oil completely covers the fillets, adding more oil if needed. Slowly poach until the center of each fillet reaches 115° F (about 12 to 15 minutes).
  • Gently remove the fillets and season each portion with fleur de sel or another high quality sea salt.
  • Place a portion of the sunchoke puree in the center of each plate, making a well with the back of a spoon. Spoon the Brussels sprouts mixture into the well and place a salmon fillet on top.
  • Re-froth the pomegranate spiced cider jus and skim the foam from the top. Spoon the foam around the plate. Garnish with fresh pomegranate seeds.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 1299
  Calories from Fat 1118 (86%)
(195%)Total Fat 126g
(114%)Saturated Fat 23g
Polyunsaturated Fat 14g
Monounsaturated Fat 86g
(25%)Cholesterol 76mg
(22%)Sodium 534mg
(21%)Potassium 744mg
Total Carbohydrate 22g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 7g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(47%)Protein 24g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

Copyright © 2014 Aisle7. All rights reserved. Aisle7.com

Read our healthy recipe definitions.

Learn more about Aisle7, the company.

Learn more about the authors of Aisle7 products.

The information presented here is for informational purposes only and was created by a team of US–registered dietitians and food experts. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements, making dietary changes, or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.



 
your cart is currently empty



Official PayPal Seal Solgar Approved Etailer BizRate Customer Certified (GOLD) Site

Please note that KosherVitamins.com does not process orders from Friday evening to Saturday evening.

The products and the claims made about specific products on or through this site have not been evaluated by KosherVitamins.com or the United States Food and Drug Administration and are not approved to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. You should consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem.
© 1999-2014 Kosher Vitamins Express. All Rights Reserved.
Report a bug on KosherVitamins.com