Pan Seared Salmon with Lemon Butter Cream Sauce

barbara lentz


This a rich and delicious salmon recipe. The creamy lemon flavor is compliments the fish nicely


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5 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 2
    salmon fillets
  • 2 medium
    shallots chopped
  • ·
    half a lemon juiced
  • 1/2 c
    white wine
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/4 c
    fresh parsley
  • 3 Tbsp
  • ·
    salt and pepper

How to Make Pan Seared Salmon with Lemon Butter Cream Sauce


  1. Season the salmon with salt and pepper. Melt the butter in a large skillet. Sear the salmon on both sides until browned and the fish is heated half way up on both sides.
  2. Pour in the wine and lemon juice. Let the wine cook down about 2 minutes. Add the shallots along side the salmon. Pour in the heavy cream. Cook the salmon to desired doneness.
  3. Remove the salmon and continue to cook the sauce until reduced more and thick. Stir in the parsley. Serve the salmon with the sauce over top.

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About Pan Seared Salmon with Lemon Butter Cream Sauce

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

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