What is a simple and easy sauce to make or buy for salmon?

  • Posted by: Leslie
  • May 11, 2014


Eagent May 18, 2014
Mix together 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill, 1 tablespoon mayonnaise and 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup. Spread over salmon fillet and bake at 375 degrees until just cooked - 12 to 15 minutes depending on the thickness.
Nancy H. May 14, 2014
A great Sicilian sauce, and easy as, well, pie: Salmoriglio, made by mixing 3 T ev olive oil (preferably Sicilian, try Olio Verde or Titone), with 1 T fresh lemon juice, sea salt and ground pepper to taste, and then a healthy pinch, rubbed between your fingers, of oregano from Sicily, Greece, or the island of Pantelleria. So easy, so little fuss so delicious. Recipe, if you need to check, is in The Essential Mediterranean.
Kevin F. May 14, 2014
A tarragon cream or horseradish cream sauce are my go-to sauces for Salmon.
CHeeb May 13, 2014
Chipotle mayo is my favorite new shrimp and fish go-to cold sauce. I add about a TBSP of chopped canned chipotles in adobo to half a cup of mayo( Hellman's) and let it sit in the frig until cold. It is delicious.You can liven it with lemon or lime juice , zest or both. Much better than tartar sauce ,anyway !!!
Pegeen May 12, 2014
Salmon in Sorrel Sauce. Great use of this spring herb.
TobiT May 12, 2014
I like fermented black bean sauce with scallions. You can buy the bean mixture in a jar, heat with a little oil and scallions in a skillet. Sometimes I add grated ginger to the oil. All of these are very flavorful so a little goes a long way.
ChefJune May 12, 2014
I like the mayo and mustard without the cheese as a topping for salmon, tuna, bluefish.
Patti I. May 12, 2014
Broil salmon and then for last few minutes top with mix of mayo, mustard and shredded parmesan until lightly browned.
Tarragon May 12, 2014
mayo, sour cream, capers and fresh dill. Add some lemon juice if you have it also.
Tarragon May 12, 2014
mayo, sour cream, capers and fresh dill. Add some lemon juice if you have it also.
TMB May 12, 2014
Yogurt, dill, horseradish. Makes a good veggie dip too
scruz May 11, 2014
i like a mix of soy, sesame oil, minced garlic, grated ginger and honey (optional). dunk fillets or fish steaks on both sides and let fish sit in mixture for a half hour and then bake it in oven in mixture. such a clean, nice flavor.
Patty May 11, 2014
Make Tzatziki: combine a container of Greek yogurt with lots of grated cucumber, a few cloves of pounded garlic (though a Greek would use far more), salt, pepper, olive oil, and lemon juice. It's one of my family's favorite accompaniments to fish and meat, and it also works as a dip for vegetables and bread.
Cj M. May 11, 2014
I had salmon broiled in foil in oven that had been pierced and sprinkled w Italian dressing to taste. Yum yum
Leslie May 11, 2014
I've tried that too
ATG117 May 11, 2014
Dijon mustard, honey, a splash of vinegar or lemon juice.

Sauce gribiche.
Leslie May 11, 2014
This sounds good
Uncle J. May 11, 2014
Add a little curry powder to some sour cream or creme fraiche, or yogurt. Great cold in summer or warmed gently in the winter. Also, salmon and teriyaki go together well.
Leslie May 11, 2014
Thank you for the suggestion!
Alexis May 11, 2014
My family's favorite way to cook salmon is to broil it in the oven, wrapped in tinfoil, and covered with olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and thinly sliced zucchini. The result is a very light and summery dish and some of the most tender salmon I've ever had!
Leslie May 11, 2014
I usually do this too but I wanted to try some
Sort of sauce on top. I had salmon a few weeks ago at a restaurant and they had some sort of white sauce.
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