Cilantro Lime Butter Salmon Recipe

Cilantro Lime Butter Salmon Recipe

How To Make Cilantro Lime Butter Salmon

You’ll enjoy how perfectly seared and flaky this butter salmon is. On top of it is a generous dose of flavorful sauce made with lime, butter, and cilantro.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 4salmon fillets,(6 oz each)
  • salt and pepper
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 3tbspbutter
  • 3clovesgarlic,minced
  • ½cupvegetable broth
  • ¼cuplime juice
  • 3tbsphoney
  • ¼cupcilantro,chopped
  • chopped cilantro and fresh lime slices,for garnish


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat add the olive oil. Add the salmon skin side up to the skillet and reduce the heat to medium-low.

  2. Cook without turning for 6 to 7 minutes until the salmon gets a brown crust. Flip the salmon and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Remove and set aside on a plate.

  3. Add the butter to the skillet and melt. Add in garlic and cook for a minute until tender. Whisk in vegetable broth, lime juice, honey, and cilantro.

  4. Let simmer and reduce. Add salmon back to the pan and let it cook in the sauce until heated through. Serve with additional chopped cilantro and lime wedges if desired.


  • Calories: 1029.47kcal
  • Fat: 68.70g
  • Saturated Fat: 18.51g
  • Trans Fat: 0.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 22.13g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 16.47g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.53g
  • Fiber: 1.57g
  • Sugar: 13.83g
  • Protein: 81.71g
  • Cholesterol: 240.70mg
  • Sodium: 1195.23mg
  • Calcium: 67.80mg
  • Potassium: 1558.10mg
  • Iron: 1.95mg
  • Vitamin A: 94.56µg
  • Vitamin C: 31.67mg
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