This technique involves submerging seafood into a poaching liquid to cook. It is great for any seafood species.


  • Add water/seasoned liquid to a large pan and simmer. The ideal temperature for deep poaching is 140 - 150ºF
  • Add flavors like lemon juice, wine, fresh herbs, dried spices
  • Add seafood to liquid, skin side down
  • Seafood should be fully submerged in the poaching liquid
  • Check the internal temperature of the fish with a thermometer to make sure it has reached the ideal temperature. The fish should be opaque throughout
  • Delicious topped with a flavored mayonnaise or salsa!

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