POACHED SALMON IN THE MICROWAVE
Yield: 1 Serving
2 tablespoons lemon juice (juice from 1/2 lemon)
2 tablespoons water or white wine
1/2 pound salmon steak
Sprinkling of salt and pepper
1/4 tablespoon dried tarragon (store dried green spices in refrigerator for freshness)
1/8 teaspoon dried dill weed
1 tablespoon butter or butter substitute, softened
||Combine lemon juice and water (wine) and pour into a shallow microwavable casserole dish. Set salmon in. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with tarragon and dill. Spread butter on top.
||Cover loosely with waxed paper. Microwave on high (100%) 3 minutes, or until it flakes with a fork. Do not overcook or salmon will be dry.
||Serve with a white or sweet potato microwaved in advance.