This steamed salmon in white wine is a great, yet very simple recipe. Even though I say so myself ????. Wonderfully healthy being low calorie, high in protein and having all the right fats. Even though it looks a small portion it’s actually very filling. You can also add as much salad as you want. I served it with a squeeze of extra lemon and a good serving of watercress. Yum!
Doesn’t that look good? Remember, it’s steamed with a little wine and some dill too so the flavours are great. I left the juice out because I added the extra lemon juice but you can also pour the steamed juiced over the salmon for a fantastic moist fish. Just don’t ruin the watercress.
This steamed salmon in white wine recipe has just 5 ingredients, takes less than 10 minutes to prepare and only 8-10 minutes to cook. So simple…
1. Put the pot on!
The first thing to do is to get that steamer going. It will take no time to prepare the salmon so get the steamer on and the water boiling. You’ll soon be cooking!
2. Prepare the fish
To prepare the fish for steaming you need to make a little parcel for all of the ingredients. As I mentioned, there are only 5. The salmon itself, some white wine, olive oil, lemon juice, and a sprig of dill.
The first thing to do is a lay a piece of kitchen foil on your work surface and good 4-6 time the size of the fish. Then lay the fish on top of the foil.
Now, drizzle the oil over the fish. Don’t worry if the oil spreads a little over the foil. You are going to fold this up and make a parcel for the salmon so the oil will not get out.
Note that I add the oil simply for flavour. Therefore, this is optional. If you want to keep the calories down you can leave the oil out if you want.
The next thing to do is add the lemon juice over the fish and then lay the dill over the top of the fish.
Finally, pour the white wine over the fish and season with sea salt and ground black pepper.
It’s now time to parcel up the salmon.
3. Prepare the salmon for steaming
With all of the ingredients added to the salmon simply lightly fold the kitchen foil lengthways over the salmon. This does not need to be tight as you still what some air in the parcel to heat up and help with the steaming.
Now, roll up the ends of the foil to finish off the parcel.
And that’s it, the salmon is not ready for steaming and serving.
4. Steam and serve
With the salmon now safely in it’s steaming parcel, and the steamer ready, place the salmon in the steamer and steam for 8-10 minutes. Note, that if you don’t have a steamer you can simply add the parcel to a pot of boiling water for the same time. The result is the same.
Once cooked, open the parcel being careful not to burn yourself as the steam is released.
And there you are, steam salmon in white wine ready to serve. Using a fish slice transfer the salmon to a plate and serve with salad or fresh vegetables. Healthy and oh so yummy!
Well, that’s all for now folks. I hope you enjoyed this latest instalment. Steamed salmon is such an easy dish and is really healthy. Why not try other fish. Cod or haddock for example. Give it a go and let me know how you get on. Just use the comments box below. It’d be great to hear from you.
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As always, many thanks for reading and until next time… Steve.
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Steamed salmon in white wine. A touch of dill too. A wonderfully healthy recipe and great for lunch or dinner. 10 minutes cooking and you're done. Yum! | theyumyumclub.com
- 240 grams raw, skinned unsmoked salmon
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 sprig of dill
- 2 tbsp white wine
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
Firstly, get your steamer going and put the water on to boil.
For the salmon, first, lay a piece of kitchen foil on your work surface that is around 4 time the size of the salmon. Lay the salmon on top.
Drizzle the olive oil over the salmon. Don't worry if it spread a little over the foil.
Now, drizzle the lemon juice over the salmon and lay the dill on the top.
Finally, pour the wine over the salmon and season with sea salt and ground black pepper.
Now, fold the kitchen foil over the salmon lengthways.
Then, seal the ends such that you have a parcel with the fish inside.
Now, place the salmon in the steamer and steam for 8-10 minutes. Once cooked, open the parcel to show the fish. Remember, this will be hot so be careful not to burn yourself with the steam.
You can now serve this wonderful steamed salmon. I squeezed a little more lemon over it and had a good helping of watercress. Yum!