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Salmon

Whether poached, steamed, or smoked, salmon is a light, delicious, high-protein fish. Hostess tip: Poached salmon is great for last-minute entertaining; it's ready in less than 30 minutes! There's only one rule when cooking salmon: Don't overcook! Get more tips on how to cook your salmon here.

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Cooking fresh salmon en papillote (that is, in parchment) is a messproof way to coax the most flavor from the fish without adding a lot of oil or butter -- and it's pretty much impossible to dry the salmon out with this cooking method.

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Detox Cred: Citrus and fresh herbs add clean, fresh flavor to foods, so you don't need to use much (if any) salt. Cilantro lends more than a little zing here: the vibrant herb contains healing phytonutrients and has antimicrobial properties.