Fish Steaks poached in White Wine

Fish Steaks poached in White Wine

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 20 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

You can use any fish steak you prefer for this elegant dinner dish including: salmon, cod, halibut and sturgeon.


  • 2 cups dry white wine
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 10 whole peppercorns
  • 10 coriander seeds
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 4 sprigs of parsley, thyme and tarragon
  • 1-1/2 pounds fish steaks, rinsed
  • mayonnaise to garnish


  1. Place the wine, water, vinegar, salt, peppercorn, coriander, close, bay leaf, garlic and herb sprigs into a deep sauté pan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer the mixture for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the fish to the pan (do not overlap) and then cover the pan and simmer for 10 minutes over medium-low heat.
  3. Remove the fish from the pan and transfer to a serving plate. Dollop the poached fish with some mayonnaise and then serve immediately.


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