Olive Oill Poached Salmon

Olive Oill Poached Salmon


1/4c sea salt 
2 1/2c water 
6 salmon fillets (about 6 oz each) 
1-2 cups LG delicate to medium fruity Extra Virgin Olive Oil this will vary depending on pan and thickness of fillets. (Leek Agrumento works well here as well) 
4 sprigs of thyme 
1 head of garlic, cut in half around middle 
Fleur de sel


    Dissolve the salt in the water. Soak fillets in the salted water for 10 mins. Remove and pat dry with paper towel.
    Pour 1 inch of oil into and 11-12 inch saute pan or deep fry pan. Add thyme and garlic. Heat the oil to 140F over med heat.
    Add fish, and bring temp back up to 120-125F. After about 10 mins, carefully turn fish over and cook for another 5 mins, or until cooked through.
    Drain on rack over cookie sheet. discard thyme and garlic. Transfer to platter, and sprinkle with Fleur de sel, or any good sea salt. 

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