Creamy Mustard and Dill Salmon

Serves: 2-4

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.

Creamy Mustard and Dill Salmon


  • 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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