Frozen Seafood Cooking Technique 4: Poaching

Submitted by on December 3, 2011 – 10:51 amNo Comment
poached salmon

Poaching is one of the easiest and quickest way to prepare seafood, hands down.

Dinner in minutes is easy with these techniques from, a website by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI). Learn how to cook seafood six different ways in only minutes without thawing in our series:

Grilling | Broiling | Sautéing/Pan-searing | POACHING | Roasting | Steaming

Part 4: Poaching

  • Add water/court bouillon to a large pan and simmer
  • Rinse seafood under COLD water to remove any ice glaze
  • Turn off the heat and add seafood to liquid, skin side down
  • Return heat to a simmer – liquid should simmer, not boil
  • Once simmering, cover pan tightly and cook 4 to 5 minutes
  • Turn off the heat and let the seafood rest 5 minutes
  • Remove from heat just as soon as seafood is opaque throughout,

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