Chef Chuck's Salmon Poached in Olive Oil

Salmone Affogato in Olio d Oliva

The salmon was poached in olive oil along with a sachet of fresh picked herbs and garlic.  This process highlighted the richness of the fish.  A recipe any guests would enjoy for this holiday season.
Serve with rice or roasted potatoes and a vegetable and or a green salad.

Salmon Poached in Olive Oil

2 Salmon Fillets
Olive Oil
3 garlic cloves
a few thyme stems
1or 2 rosemary sprigs
a small bundle of  sage leaves
salt and pepper

Leave salmon out for 1 hour to get to room temperature, wash and dry salmon salt and pepper set aside.   In a small pot large enough to fit your pieces of fish, pour in olive oil, enough to just cover the fish.  Add in a sachet made with cheese cloth of thyme, rosemary, sage and garlic cloves unpeeled and flattened with the back of a knife.  If you don't have cheese cloth put herbs and garlic right in oil.  Heat up to 180 degrees add fish and set timer for 12 minutes.  Remove and serve with lemon slices or wedges, salt and pepper and a drizzle of olive oil.
Ricette by Chef Chuck's Cucina


  1. Thanx for ur post and giving us a hugefull information, i also read somewhere The omega-3 fatty acids found in Fish Oil possesses many health benefits.and recomended by many Health Autorities as a part of Balanced Diet. Fish Oil contains Omega-3 Fatty Acids, specifically Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) and Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA). One of the Health Benefits linked to Fish Oil is a low risk of Heart Attack. very healpfull for Blood Circulations. is this true..????

  2. Hello Kushal! I hope all is well.
    Yes,Yes I believe it is true,very beneficial to the body in many ways...
    You can see those beautiful Omega-3 oozing out in the photo.
    Have fun cooking!
    Thank you so much for the comment.