Lemon & Herb Poached Salmon

260 Calories

per portion - serves 2

A very simple recipe that is lovely when served warm with new potatoes or cold with a salad. The poaching keeps the salmon moist and the herbs add a lovely subtle flavour. This recipe is perfect for the 5:2 diet, as the salmon is only 260 calories including the fresh herbs!



  • 2 salmon fillets (weighing 125g each)
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped herbs (such as dill, parsley and chives)
  • sea salt and pepper