Poached Coconut Salmon Over Greens

Number of Servings: 2 (508 g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Poached Coconut Salmon Over Greens

This recipe is wonderful with fresh microgreens, but if you don’t grow them or can’t find them, arugula offers a wonderful flavor. The tangy, lightly spicy coconut sauce is perfectly complemented by the spicy, nutty taste of arugula. If salmon isn’t the best option in your seafood department, trout would make an excellent alternative.


  • 8 oz. skinless, boneless salmon fillets
  • 1 (13.5 oz.) can reduced fat coconut milk
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 in. piece of ginger, crushed
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 4 cups micro greens or baby arugula
  • 1 chili pepper, thinly sliced (optional)


  1. Combine the coconut milk, wine, garlic, ginger, lemon zest and shallots in a medium frying pan. Bring to a simmer. Turn off the heat and let sit for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Add salmon and bring back to a simmer over medium heat. Cover and cook for 5-10 minutes, until fish is opaque through.
  3. Carefully remove the fish from the cooking liquid and set aside. Strain the liquid into a bowl to remove the flavoring ingredients and return liquid to pan.
  4. Bring liquid to a boil and continue cooking until it reduces to desired thickness (10-12 minutes). Stir periodically to prevent scorching.
  5. To serve: Place room temperature salmon over greens and top with cream and optional chili peppers.

Nutrition Facts

2 servings per container

Serving Size 508 g

Amount per serving
Calories 440
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.5g 28%
Saturated Fat 9.5g 45%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 62mg 20%
Sodium 110mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 7g
Protein 26g
Vitamin D 12.5mcg 60%
Calcium 129.9mg 10%
Iron 1.9mg 10%
Potassium 805mg 15%
Vitamin A 133.2mcg 15%
Vitamin C 18.6mg 20%
Vitamin E 4.3mg 25%
Vitamin K 62.8mcg 50%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 14.3mg 90%
Vitamin B6 1mg 60%
Folate 92.9mcg 23%
Vitamin B12 3.7mcg 150%
Biotin 5.7mcg 20%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 2.2mg 40%
Phosphorus 342.5mg 25%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 75.9mg 20%
Zinc 1mg 10%
Selenium 28.4mcg 50%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.5mg 20%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 1mcg 2%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Lite Coconut Milk (water, Coconut Milk, Guar Gum (a Natural Emulsifier)), White Wine, Salmon, Arugula, Shallots, Garlic, Ginger Root, Lemon Zest.

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