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Poached salmon with artichoke and pesto sauce


Quick and easy, use lots of sauce.

servings:Four servings
prep time:
5 min
total time:
10 min


  • SAUCE:
  • 1 container prepared pesto sauce.
  • 3 artichoke hearts finely chopped(canned not marinated).
  • 3 tbsp artichoke liquid from the above can.
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan or sardo cheese.
  • 4 (5-6 oz) salmon fillets.
  • 1 tbsp olive oil.
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice.
  • Wine and/or water.
Poached salmon with artichoke and pesto sauce photo


  • 1


  • 2

    Combine pesto sauce, chopped artichoke hearts, artichoke juice and parmesan/sardo cheese in a bowl.

  • 3


  • 4

    Arrange fillets in a glass baking dish.

  • 5

    Drizzle olive oil and lemon juice over the fish.

  • 6

    Add wine and/or water to a depth of 1/4 inch.

  • 7

    Sprinkle salt and pepper over the fish.

  • 8

    Cover the dish with plastic wrap and microwave on high for 4 to 6 minutes or until done, rotating the dish once.

  • 9

    To serve place fillet on a dish, cover with a little of the cooking liquid and generous amount if sauce.


You can make with any number of fillets as the sauce keeps almost forever in the refrigerator.



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