© John Kernick
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Total Time
40 MIN
Yield
Serves : 6

The clever use of tahini (sesame seed paste) here gives this herbed yogurt sauce an instant Middle Eastern flavor. Slideshow: More Delicious Salmon Recipes

How to Make It

Step 1    Make the yogurt sauce

In a blender, combine all of the ingredients and season with salt. Puree the yogurt sauce until it is smooth. Transfer the sauce to a bowl and refrigerate.

Step 2    Prepare the salmon

In a deep skillet wide enough to fit the salmon fillets in a single layer, combine the wine, parsley, dill, peppercorns, lemon and 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil. Season the salmon fillets with salt and add them to the pot in a single layer. Cover and poach over moderately low heat until the salmon is just cooked through, about 8 minutes.

Step 3    Prepare the salmon

Using a slotted spoon, transfer the salmon to a work surface. Remove and discard the salmon skin. Transfer the fillets to plates and drizzle with some of the yogurt sauce. Garnish with dill and serve with potatoes.

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