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Norwegian Poached Salmon

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This is a staple dish in Norway. It is so buttery and soft on the palette. Easy to make and impress.


Serves: 4-6

  • norwegian salmon (cut in large pieces)
  • white wine vinegar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt
  • pepper
  • butter (melted, to serve)


Norwegian Poached Salmon is a community recipe submitted by Tatt and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Bring water to a boil with all ingredients except the salmon.
  • When water boils add salmon and turn off heat. Let it stand in the water for 10 min.
  • Serve with boiled potatoes and the melted butter.
  • Cucumber salad with vinegar is served with this dish and some people add sour cream with chives.
  • Additional Information

    If I am making it for my kids I ask the fishmonger for the tail piece as it has less bones than the rest of the Salmon.

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