5 fast poached-fish recipes for when time is of the essence

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There’s a reason fish is a firm, fast, weeknight favourite. It’s true: wholesome meals can be whipped up in under than 40 minutes. Read on to discover five flavourful ways to poach fish.

TROUT POACHED IN THAI RED COCONUT CURRY

Seafood curry doesn’t get any better than this: trout poached in a sauce of Thai red curry paste, coconut milk and vegetable stock. Serve with brown lentils and garnish with sugarsnap peas and mint for a hit of fresh flavour.

Get the trout poached in Thai red curry with lentils recipe here.

POACHED TROUT WITH EGG-AND-LEMON DILL SAUCE

With only five ingredients and 30 minutes prep-and-cook time, this recipe is perfect for any day of the week. Serve with a quick egg-and-lemon dill sauce. Be warned: you’ll definitely make this one again.

Get the poached trout with egg-and-lemon dill sauce recipe here.

COCONUT-POACHED FISH

Poach your fish in a fragrant sauce of coconut milk, lemongrass, coriander, garlic and ginger with a dash of chilli and fresh mint. This recipe does well with any firm, white sustainable fish.

Get the fragrant coconut-poached fish recipe here.

ROSE-POACHED SALMON

The tabbouleh salad uses quinoa as a base, and is a blend of simple flavours, including olive oil, lemon, garlic, parsley, coriander and mint. Top with a salmon fillet that needs only 8 minutes of poaching time in fragrant rose tea.

Get the rose-poached salmon on tabbouleh salad recipe here.

SWAKOPMUND SEAFOOD SOUP

Looking for a heartier meal to feed a few mouths? Read on. This textured seafood soup may be what you are looking for. The rich tomato base needs only the addition of your favourite seafood.

Get the Swakopmund seafood soup recipe here.

What’s your favourite way to poach fish? Tell us in the comments below!

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Melissa Scheepers Article by: Melissa Scheepers

Woolworths TASTE’s online content producer has faced constant temptation since joining the team last year. When she’s not thinking about her next meal (it’s usually a variation of a cheese toastie), she’s researching the best cooking methods for her next article.

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