Native American Recipes : Poached Salmon with Dill Sauce

by on October 5th, 2015
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Fish was the most important food of Native American peoples of the Pacific Northwest. And salmon was the most important of all fish. Though the land was lush with berries, nuts, fruits, vegetables, and game meat, salmon still is king for a main food supply. For a number of tribes, the word for fish was the same as the word for salmon.

Poached Salmon with Dill Sauce

4 to 6 Fresh Salmon Steaks 2 Peppercorns 1/2 Bay Leaf 1 Tbs. Slivered Onions 1 tsp. Lemon Juice 1 tsp. Salt Boiling Water

Place steaks in a large skillet. Sprinkle other ingredients over salmon steaks. Just cover staeaks with biling water. Cover skillet ans simmer 8 to 10 minutes. Fish should be tender and flaky when done. Just before searving, place a dollop of dill sauce on each stak and garnish with paprika.

Dill Sauce

1 Cup Dairy Sour Cream 1 Tbs. Minced Onion 1 tsps. Lemon Juice 1 tsp. Dried Dill weed Paprika

Combine ingredients. Chill before serving.

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