Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce

A Delicious Creamy Sauce to Bake Your Fish in.

Recipe Name Detail
Total time: 30 mins
Category: Dinner
Author: Taste Of Home

  • 1 salmon fillet (about 2 pounds)

  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1 small onion, sliced and separated into rings

  • 6 lemon slices

  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1TB grated lemon peel

Ingredients for Sauce
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 3/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • Pepper to taste
Salmon with creamy dill sauce

  • Line a 15x10x1-in. baking pan with heavy-duty foil; grease lightly. Place your fish skin side down on foil. Sprinkle with lemon pepper and onion salt. Top with onion and lemon. Dot with butter. Fold foil around salmon; seal tightly,
  • Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Open foil carefully, allowing steam to escape. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • Meanwhile, combine the sauce ingredients until smooth. Serve with salmon.

Suitable condiments:

Salmon goes well with dill sauce (such as in this recipe). It also goes well with sauces that includes fresh herbs, lemon, honey, garlic, soy sauce, mustard and Cajun flavors.


There are many vegetables that would go well with your Salmon as a side dish. This includes vegetables like roasted asparagus or maple-glazed brussels sprouts.

Ways you can tell it is done cooking:

Usually you would be able to tell by that your fish done cooking because it would be able to flake easily using a fork and the flesh of this fish is opaque. Here is a further link you can click on to learn more about cooking salmon.

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