Slow Cooker Poached Salmon | Real Housemoms
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Slow Cooker Poached Salmon

Slow Cooker Poached Salmon is great for any busy weeknight dinner. It is also an easy way to make a healthy protein ahead of time for salads or quick snack.
Course Main Dish
Servings 4 servings
Author Krissy Allori


  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 shallot thinly sliced
  • 1 large clove garlic thinly sliced
  • 1 small handful fresh dill
  • 1 small handful fresh parsley
  • 6 whole peppercorns
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 pound wild salmon fillet skin on
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


  • In large slow cooker, combine wine, water, shallot, garlic, dill, parsley, and peppercorns. Cut lemon in half, squeeze juice into slow cooker. Slice remaining lemon and add to the slow cooker.
  • Set temperature to high and heat poaching liquid for 30 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to low.
  • Rub a thin layer of salt over salmon. Place salmon fillet in crock pot, skin side down. Cook on low for about an hour, checking on it after about 45 minutes to see if the flesh starts to flake away. Keep warm in slow cooker until ready to serve.
  • Recipe can easily be doubled, if desired