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Basic Poached Fish

2 lb Fresh or frozen fish fillet
2 c Water
1/4 c Lemon juice
1 sm Onion, thinly sliced
1 ts Salt
3 Peppercorns
2 Fresh parsley
1 Bay leaf


Thaw fish if frozen. Remove skin and bones from fillets. Cut fish into serving size portions. Combine water, lemon juice, onion, salt, peppercorns, parsley, and bay leaf in a well-greased frypan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Place fish in a single layer into hot liquid. Cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Carefully remove fish to a hot platter.