Keto Main DishesLow-Carb Recipes

Celery Leaf and Fennel Keto Poached Salmon

It’s time to break free from unhealthy eating habits and indulge in the goodness of this Keto Poached Salmon!

This mouth-watering recipe ticks all the boxes – healthy, keto-friendly, gluten-free, delicious, and above all, very easy to make. It is a fragrant dish with celery leaves, fennel seed, garlic, and thyme that perfectly complements our succulent salmon.

Savor every bite guilt-free – this main dish will give you a major flavor without adding on major calories. So why wait? Give your taste buds a reason to smile today with our Keto Poached Salmon!

  • Preparation time 10 minutes
  • Cooking time 10 minutes
  • Serves 4 hungry people 🙂

Keto Poached Salmon Ingredients

  • 3-4 salmon fillets (4-6 oz), skinned
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 1/2 cups broth of your choice
  • 1/2 onion, halved
  • 1/3 cup fresh celery leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon fennel seed
  • 8 sprigs of thyme
  • Lemon for garnish and to squeeze on fish


  1. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper.
  2. Add the oil and saute the garlic in a large skillet on medium heat.
  3. Pour in the broth and add all the remaining ingredients (thyme, garlic, onion…).
  4. Bring it to a simmer.
  5. Put the salmon (skinned side down) into the poaching liquid.
  6. Place some of the celery leaves on top of the salmon.
  7. Cover and cook for 5-10 minutes (depending on the thickness) or to the desired doneness.
  8. Be careful not to overcook.
  9. Serve with a squeeze of lemon juice over the fish before serving and a side of veggies of your choice.
  10. Add low-carb veggies, my family loves asparagus 🙂
  11. Enjoy your nutritious dinner!

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