Salmon with Creamy Garlic Sauce Recipe

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Pearl Myers Modified: March 28, 2022
Salmon with Creamy Garlic Sauce Recipe

How To Make Salmon with Creamy Garlic Sauce

Perfectly cooked salmon fillets in a garlicky and buttery sauce should be on your next family meal. This dish comes together in less than 30 minutes too.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 21ozsalmon fillets,skin on or off
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • 2tbspunsalted butter
  • 6garlic cloves,minced
  • ½cupdry white wine,or chicken broth
  • cupsreduced-fat cream
  • ½cupParmesan cheese,fresh grated
  • 2tbspparsley,fresh chopped
  • ½lemon,juiced

Instructions

  1. Heat oil a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season salmon with salt, pepper, and garlic powder all over.

  2. Sear in the hot pan, flesh-side down first, for 5 minutes on each side, or until cooked to the desired level of doneness. Once cooked, remove from the pan and set aside.

  3. Melt the butter in the same skillet. Sauté garlic for about 30 seconds or until fragrant.

  4. Pour in the white wine or broth; allow to reduce to half while scraping any bits off of the bottom of the pan.

  5. Reduce heat to low-medium heat, add the cream and bring to a gentle simmer, while stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper to your taste.

  6. Add the parmesan cheese and allow the sauce to gently simmer for 1 minute or so until the cheese melts and sauce thickens.

  7. Add the salmon back into the pan, sprinkle with parsley and a squeeze of lemon juice. Taste test sauce and adjust salt and pepper, if needed.

  8. Serve over pasta, rice or steamed veggies.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 809.60kcal
  • Fat: 67.03g
  • Saturated Fat: 32.28g
  • Trans Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.51g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.72g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.30g
  • Fiber: 0.67g
  • Sugar: 3.19g
  • Protein: 39.60g
  • Cholesterol: 232.04mg
  • Sodium: 725.33mg
  • Calcium: 313.49mg
  • Potassium: 707.21mg
  • Iron: 1.16mg
  • Vitamin A: 462.18µg
  • Vitamin C: 14.12mg
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