This recipe celebrates contrasts – the bold richness of mustard, the fresh vibrancy of dill, and the smooth, silky texture of cream- all coming together to enhance the delicate taste of salmon. It’s a dish that speaks to the soul of coastal cooking, where classic ingredients are transformed into extraordinary experiences.
- Four salmon fillets
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 2 tbsp whole-grain mustard
- 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
- Juice of half a lemon
- Lemon slices and extra dill for garnish
A salmon dish that is a testament to the timeless allure of coastal culinary traditions reimagined for the contemporary gourmet, perfect for a sophisticated dinner or a comforting weekend meal.
Step 1 – Prepare the Salmon: Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper.
Step 2 – Cook the Salmon: Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the salmon fillets, skin-side down, and cook for about 4 minutes until the skin is crispy. Flip the fillets and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes. Remove the salmon from the skillet and set aside.
Step 3 – Make the Sauce: In the same skillet, reduce the heat to medium. Add the heavy cream, both mustards and chopped dill. Stir and cook for a few minutes until the sauce thickens slightly.
Step 4 – Combine: Return the salmon to the skillet with the mustard and dill sauce. Squeeze the lemon juice over the salmon and cook for another 2-3 minutes, allowing the flavours to meld.
Step 5 – Serve: Serve the salmon fillets with creamy mustard and dill sauce. Garnish with lemon slices, steamed baby potatoes, and additional fresh dill.
Savour the Creamy Mustard and Dill Salmon, a flavorful and satisfying dish combining simplicity and sophistication. It’s a delightful culinary endnote that promises to leave your taste buds yearning for more of its comforting yet refined flavours.
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