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Creamy Dill Salmon

The easiest, most delicious salmon you'll ever make! Pan fried salmon covered in a creamy, lemon dill sauce that made with only three ingredients.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 20 ounces salmon fillets with skin on
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 ounce fresh dill chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  • Pat salmon fillets with paper towel to remove excess moisture. Season with salt and pepper. 
  • Heat skillet over medium high heat. Add olive oil. Once olive oil is hot, add salmon to pan, skin side down. Cook for 5 minutes. Flip and cook for 2-5 more minutes, depending on your desired doneness. Remove from heat.
  • Add sour cream, zest, juice, and dill to a small bowl. Mix to combine. Season with salt, as needed. 
  • Remove salmon from skillet and place on serving platter. Spread dill sauce over the top of each salmon. Garnish with a lemon slice, if desired. Serve immediately.