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Spiced poached salmon with fragrant basmati rice Recipe

Ingredients for people

  • Salmon : 400 g
  • Basmati rice : 300 g
  • Star anise : 2 whole
  • Green cardamon pods : 3 whole
  • Water : 2000 ml
  • Pink peppercorns : 5 g
  • Fennel seed(s) : 5 g
  • Coriander seeds : 5 g
  • Fine salt : 6 pinch(es)
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 6 Turn
Method
  • 1

    Fill a work or large saucepan with water. Add the spices, salt and pepper to the water and leave to infuse.

  • 2

    Rinse the rice under cold water and then place in a pan with 2.5 times its volume in water, 5 cardamom pods, the star anise and a pinch of salt. Cover, bring to the boil and cook until all of the liquid has been absorbed. Remove from the heat and keep covered for 10 minutes.

  • 3

    Remove the bones from the salmon and then cut the fish into 2cm cubes.
    Bring the spice infused broth to a simmer, add the salmon to the pan and poach for 4-5 minutes.
    Serve with the cardamom and star anise scented basmati rice.

Chef's tip

«This recipe can also be adapted and made with cod, tuna or sea bass.»

Salmon poached in a pink peppercorn, fennel seed and coriander broth served with cardamom and star anise scented basmati rice.

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  • Preparation  15mins
  • Cooking time  15mins
  • Rest time  0h

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