Sous Vide Citrus Salmon

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Credit: Clemson University's Culinary Nutrition Undergraduate Student Research Group
Chef & Child Ingredient of the Month, August 2010


½ cup nectarine juice
1 orange, zested and juiced
1 lemon, zested and juiced
1 lime, zested and juiced
2 T. raspberry wine vinegar
1 T. fennel fronds
2 t. honey
1 t. fresh thyme
1 lb. salmon fillets
2 t. olive oil
Freshly ground pepper, to taste


1. Using a thermal circulating bath, preheat sous vide water to 60°C (140°F).*

2. Combine nectarine juice, orange, lemon, lime, raspberry wine vinegar, fennel, honey and thyme (juice through thyme) in a mixing bowl,stirring well with whisk. Place salmon in large zip-top plastic bag. Add juice mixture to bag. Seal; shake well. Let stand in refrigerator for 20 minutes, turning frequently.

3. Place salmon with marinade in vacuum pouch; seal it using vacuum sealer.

4. Place salmon pouch in heated water bath; cook for 6-8 minutes. Remove salmon from pouch; sprinkle with pepper.

5. Heat olive oil in sauté pan over high heat. Cook salmon 2 minutes on each side; serve immediately.

*Follow manufacturer’s instructions for thermal circulating bath units.


4 3.5 oz servings


Chef & Child, Main Dish, Seafood

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