Baked lemon salmon with creamy dill sauce – cooking classy

I can still remember the first time I started to like salmon. Best grilled salmon recipe I always hated it as a kid and things did change one day. Best grilled salmon recipe ever My grandparents lived with us for a few years when I was little and my grandpa was a big fisherman. Best healthy salmon recipe So, of course he had to do the dream fisherman vacation and go to Alaska on a fishing trip.


Best oven baked salmon recipe Let’s just say his fishing trip was successful and he brought home at least a years supply of salmon. Best oven salmon recipe I was never excited when I’d hear it was salmon for dinner, until one day my grandma breaded it and deep fried it into these little chicken nugget type salmon bites. Best recipe for salmon That was when I first started liking salmon. Best salmon burger recipe Wonder why :)? Now salmon is one of my favorite foods. Best salmon cake recipe I don’t make it as often as I’d like because my husband doesn’t like salmon – so it creates a challenge for me. Best salmon fillet recipe I have to make the salmon especially good and extra flavorful so he’ll like it. Best salmon patty recipe It can’t taste all fishy or he’d totally snub it. Best salmon recipe This salmon recipe was a big success with my family. Best salmon recipe baked My husband loved it as did my 5 year old, and I even got my super picky 3 year old to eat it. Best salmon recipe ever My daughter kept asking for more of the sauce. Best salmon recipe oven I love adding a sauce to salmon because it just gives something more and adds a little pizazz. Best salmon steak recipe The flavor of this sauce is similar to a Greek tzatziki sauce yet it’s a little creamier thanks to the small amount of mayonnaise (and it’s less chunkier of course since there’s no cucumber, like you find in a traditional tzatziki sauce). Best smoked salmon recipe You’ll love all the vibrant flavors of this salmon with it’s abundance of fresh herb and citrus. Chicken best recipes If you are going to spend the money for a slightly higher priced dinner you better make it good right? This super simple salmon recipe definitely should not disappoint! Enjoy! Also, if you love salmon be sure to check out my favorite salmon recipe EVER, click here for the recipe. Delicious baked salmon recipes This one is a very close second but I think the other will forever be my favorite salmon.

• Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Easy baked salmon recipe In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon zest and lemon juice. Easy canned salmon recipes Grease a 13 by 9-inch baking dish and place salmon fillets in baking dish. Easy delicious salmon recipes Season tops of salmon with salt and pepper then rotate to opposite side. Easy oven baked salmon recipes Drizzle tops evenly with lemon mixture and gently rub over salmon, then season tops with salt and pepper. Easy recipe for salmon patties Let rest at room temperature 10 minutes, then bake in preheated oven 12 – 16 minutes, or until salmon has cooked through (cook time will vary based on thickness of fillets and how well done you liked them). Easy salmon burger recipe Serve warm topped with Creamy Dill Sauce.

• In a bowl, mix together Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, garlic, dill, honey, and enough milk to reach desired consistency. Easy salmon dinner recipes Season with salt and pepper to taste. Easy salmon patty recipe Store in refrigerator, allow to rest at room temperature 20 minutes before serving (just so it’s not ice cold over warm salmon).

I don’t usually comment on savory recipes, being a pastry guy (retired), but I couldn’t help noticing you’d used olive oil in the baking. Easy salmon recipes baked My question is, did you have any problem with the olive oil smoking out, being that it has such a low smoke point?

The fish looks good in your pix so I was curious. Easy salmon recipes oven March 1, 2014 at 4:45pm Reply

Noor: The recipe looks great, and I’m really excited to try it! I was wondering if you had any recommendations for the amount of dill to use, as there was no amount listed under the ingredients. Easy smoked salmon recipes March 1, 2014 at 8:17pm Reply

Julia @Vikalinka: What gorgeous salmon! I also just posted a salmon recipe with the same dilemma-how to incorporate more of it into our everyday diet. Fresh salmon cakes recipe My husband is not the biggest fan either but I am definitely pinning and trying this recipe soon. Fresh salmon patties recipe Thank you for sharing! March 2, 2014 at 7:48am Reply

Dorianne: Love your blog! This was the first time I made salmon, and your amazing pictures are the reason why I had to try. Grilled salmon burger recipe It came out amazing. Grilled salmon recipe jamie oliver Absolutely loved the flavors and how simple and quick it was to put together. Grilled salmon steak recipe Thank you sharing such wonderful things on your blogs:) March 13, 2014 at 3:53pm Reply

Lauren: Saw your recipe on Pinterest recently, and tried it today. Grilled teriyaki salmon recipe It was very good! I loved the lemon and olive oil mixture, and the contrast of the lemon against the creamy sauce. Healthy salmon cakes recipe Great job! September 21, 2014 at 12:07pm Reply

Pushpa: Great recipe, thanks for posting! 🙂 Liked the combination of flavors!

I used full fat greek yoghurt and less milk to achieve a creamy consistency. Healthy salmon recipes baked I imagine that mayo would taste good but personally not a fan due to the preservatives and soybean oil. Japanese teriyaki salmon recipe I also recommend covering the baking dish with foil and cooking until done, at least with thick fillets, to lock in the moisture. Oven baked salmon fillet recipes October 1, 2014 at 6:56pm Reply

Natalia: Oh my God this looks WONDERFUL!!! Normally I don’t like dill but I feel like it could actually be very nice with salmon. Oven baked salmon recipes Definitely going to have to try to make this for my Greek food blog. Quick baked salmon recipes What would you pair this dish with? I feel like rice might be too heavy so maybe a salad? October 9, 2014 at 11:41pm Reply

Angie: I am posting as I eat this right now and I have to say that it is awesome. Quick easy salmon recipes It was very lemony and I loved that. Recipe baked salmon fillet My favorite part of this recipe was the dill sauce. Recipe for baking salmon Yum! I love that it is made with mostly yogurt and just a little bit of mayonnaise to make it somewhat healthier! This was my first time eating/making salmon with dill sauce and I loved it! Thank you! October 15, 2014 at 7:51pm Reply

Meaghan: OH MY GOODNESS, THIS IS AMAZING. Recipe for fish cakes I have NEVER been able to pull off salmon at home, and now this recipe is my first great dish! The sauce is absolutely perfect and the fish itself was fresh and delicious. Recipe for salmon burgers Thank you! You should have your own cooking show, I would watch it EVERY DAY!!! November 25, 2014 at 5:42pm Reply

Derrick: Very good sauce. Recipe for salmon cakes I cooked the salmon 14 minutes and definitely overdid it. Recipe for salmon croquettes Should have listened to the wife and cooked it to the minimum time, then checked it. Recipe for salmon loaf Even overcooked and dry it was a good recipe. Recipe for salmon patties February 9, 2015 at 11:18pm Reply

Shauna: Do you slice the skin off your salmon BEFORE putting it into the pan? Or do you just cool it skin side down and scrape it off after its done cooking?? I always feel like I hack the fish when I slice the skin off, but I’d like to know what method you use! I love your recipes!! July 1, 2016 at 2:45pm Reply

Amy: Hi Shauna, I’m not Jaclyn who originally posted the recipe, but I wanted to tell you I buy skinless boneless salmon fillets. Recipe for salmon salad So much easier! You don’t lose any fish from skinning. Recipe for smoked salmon dip This is such a great recipe, I’ve made it a number of times!

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