Pan Seared Salmon with a Creamy Lemon Dill Sauce is perfectly crispy and flaky salmon that is in the most amazing creamy lemon dill sauce.
As soon as this salmon is nice and crispy brown you create the most amazing creamy lemon dill sauce. Salmon and a creamy dill sauce go so AMAZING together! The sauce is so easy to make but is creamy and delicious with a slight lemon tang. This meal is so good that I am already craving it again.
- 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
- salt and pepper
- 3 cloves garlic
- 4 (6 oz) salmon fillets
- 1 cup heavy cream
- Juice of one lemon
- ½ cup chicken broth
- 1 Tablespoon water
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1 Tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
- In a medium sized skillet heat the olive oil over medium low heat. Salt and pepper the salmon and add to the skillet skin sized down. Heat for about 5 minutes and flip the salmon to the other side and cook for another 5 minutes until the salmon is brown and center is slightly pink. Remove salmon and set aside on a plate.
- Add the garlic to the pan and cook until tender. Add the heavy cream, chicken broth, and lemon juice. In a small bowl whisk together cornstarch and water. Add to the sauce. Let simmer for 3-4 minutes or until sauce has thickened.
- Add the salmon back to the skillet and heat through. Add fresh dill to the sauce and serve.