Poached Salmon with a Mustard Dill Sauce

Julie Ann Keene


This sauce is really good with a lot of things besides Just Fish. It's awesome over all kinds of vegetables and also with chicken. I will often make the sauce and we will use it as a dipping sauce for chicken fingers.


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10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 3/4 c
    sour cream
  • 1/4 c
    dijon mustard
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    dill, dried
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 4
    salmon fillets
  • 3 c
  • 1/2 c
    white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 small
    onion, sliced
  • 1 stalk(s)
    celery, sliced
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 tsp
  • Sprinkle
    dry parsley, to garnish
  • To taste
    salt and pepper

How to Make Poached Salmon with a Mustard Dill Sauce


  1. Combine sour cream, mustard, Dill. onion powder and sugar in a small bowl and mix until creamy. Cover and refrigerate at least half an hour.
  2. Combine water, vinegar, onion, celery, bay leaf and peppercorns in a large pan or skillet. Bring to a boil over high heat and boil for five minutes. Reduce heat to low and simmer five minutes.
  3. Carefully add the salmon fillets to the water mixture and simmer for 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove from pan and serve topped with sauce, a sprinkle of dry parsley and salt and cracked black pepper to taste.

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About Poached Salmon with a Mustard Dill Sauce

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

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