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How do you know when poached fish is done?

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The fish is ready once it reaches an internal temperature of 140 degrees. Without a thermometer, you can test for doneness by seeing if the flesh flakes easily from the fish. A salmon fillet will take approximately 10 minutes to poach. The poaching time will vary depending on the thickness of the fish.

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