Peppercorn-Crusted Salmon w/ White Wine Sauce

Peppercorn-crusted Salmon W/ White Wine Sauce Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Mikekey *


Found this on an old BBS. Original poster said it was from Kincaid's in Bloomington, MN


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

8 Hr
40 Min


Add to Grocery List

1 1/2 c
1 c
light brown sugar, firmly packed
3 Tbsp
coarse salt
1 Tbsp
liquid smoke flavoring
1 Tbsp
grated ginger root
bay leaves
1 tsp
whole allspice
32 oz
salmon fillets (4 fillets)
1 1/2 Tbsp
green peppercorns, whole
1 1/2 Tbsp
pink peppercorns, whole
1 1/2 Tbsp
black peppercorns, whole
8 tsp


1 c
dry white wine
shallot, peeled and minced
2 Tbsp
white wine vinegar
1/2 c
heavy cream
6 Tbsp
unsalted butter, chilled and cut into pieces
fresh dill, chopped, for garnish

How to Make Peppercorn-Crusted Salmon w/ White Wine Sauce


  • 1Mix first 7 ingredients in heavy medium saucepan. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Simmer 10 minutes. Cool. (can be prepared 3 days in advance. Cover and refrigerate).
  • 2Place salmon in large glass baking dish. Pour brine over. Cover and refrigerate 6 to 8 hours, turning occasionally.
  • 3Preheat oven to 350F. Remove salmon from brine. Pat dry. Arrange salmon on large baking sheet. Strain brine into heavy medium saucepan.
  • 4Place all peppercorns in plastic bag. Using rolling pin, coarsely crush peppercorns. Add to brine. Simmer over medium heat 15 minutes. Strain, reserving peppercorns. Discard brine.
  • 5Spread top of each salmon fillet with 2 teaspoons honey. Divide peppercorn mixture over honey, pressing gently to adhere. Bake salmon until cooked through, about 15-20 minutes.
  • 6SAUCE: Combine wine, shallot, and vinegar in a heavy small saucepan. Boil until liquid is reduced to 2 tablespoons, about 10 minutes.
  • 7Add cream and boil until liquid is reduced to 1/4 cup, about 8 minutes.
  • 8Strain sauce and return to same pan. Bring to simmer. Remove from heat and gradually add butter, whisking just until melted. Season sauce with salt and pepper to taste.
  • 9Transfer salmon to plates. Pour sauce around salmon. Sprinkle with dill.

Printable Recipe Card

About Peppercorn-Crusted Salmon w/ White Wine Sauce

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American

Leave a Comment

9 Catfish Recipes To Make For Dinner

9 Catfish Recipes to Make for Dinner

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

You don’t have to be in the South to enjoy a delicious catfish recipe. Check out these homemade catfish recipes any fish lover is sure to love for dinner!