Poached Salmon Salad With Beets

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 280 calories
    • Calories 43 calories from fat
    • Fat 13 g
    • Sat Fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 92 mg
    • Sodium 645 mg
    • Protein 29 g
    • Carbohydrate 9 g
    • Sugar 6 g
    • Fiber 2 g

Place salmon in a skillet and season with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Add ¼ cup vinegar and enough water to half cover the fish.Cover and simmer over medium heat until salmon is opaque and beginning to flake, 12 to 15 minutes.Transfer to a plate and refrigerate until cool, 15 to 20 minutes. Using a fork, flake the salmon into bite-size pieces.Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine sour cream, horseradish, remaining 1 tablespoon vinegar, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.In individual bowls, combine watercress, salmon, and beets. Drizzle with the dressing and sprinkle with the dill.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 pound salmon fillet, skin removed
  2. Check kosher salt and pepper
  3. Check 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  4. Check 1/2 cup sour cream
  5. Check 3 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  6. Check 2 bunches watercress, thick stems removed (about 6 cups)
  7. Check 3 medium beets, peeled and very thinly sliced
  8. Check 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped

Directions

  1. Place salmon in a skillet and season with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Add ¼ cup vinegar and enough water to half cover the fish.
  2. Cover and simmer over medium heat until salmon is opaque and beginning to flake, 12 to 15 minutes.
  3. Transfer to a plate and refrigerate until cool, 15 to 20 minutes. Using a fork, flake the salmon into bite-size pieces.
  4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine sour cream, horseradish, remaining 1 tablespoon vinegar, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  5. In individual bowls, combine watercress, salmon, and beets. Drizzle with the dressing and sprinkle with the dill.