Pan Seared Salmon with Lemon Dill Sauce Recipe

Pan Seared Salmon with Lemon Dill Sauce Recipe

How To Make Pan Seared Salmon with Lemon Dill Sauce

You won’t get enough of this tasty and perfectly flaky pan seared salmon served in a creamy lemon dill sauce, a dish of perfect balance and harmony!

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



  • 1tbspolive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 6ozsalmon,(4 fillets)
  • 3clovesgarlic
  • 1cupheavy cream
  • ½cupchicken broth
  • lemon juice,(from1 lemon)
  • 1tspcornstarch
  • 1tbspwater
  • 1tbspfresh dill,chopped


  1. In a medium-sized skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-low heat.

  2. Season the salmon with salt and pepper, and add to the skillet, skin-sized down.

  3. Heat for about 5 minutes and flip the salmon to the other side with a spatula.

  4. Cook for another 5 minutes until the salmon is brown and the center is slightly pink.

  5. Remove salmon and set aside on a plate.

  6. Add the garlic to the pan and cook until tender.

  7. Add the heavy cream, chicken broth, and lemon juice.

  8. In a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch and water.

  9. Add to the sauce.

  10. Let simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, or until sauce has thickened.

  11. Add the salmon back to the skillet and heat through.

  12. Add the fresh dill to the sauce, and serve.


  • Calories: 341.38kcal
  • Fat: 31.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.57g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.60g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.90g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.35g
  • Fiber: 0.16g
  • Sugar: 2.16g
  • Protein: 10.85g
  • Cholesterol: 105.80mg
  • Sodium: 331.56mg
  • Calcium: 49.96mg
  • Potassium: 246.31mg
  • Iron: 0.34mg
  • Vitamin A: 245.50µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.90mg
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