Lemon and Dill Salmon

Moreover, This Lemon and Dill Salmon recipe will satisfy your daily requirement of omega-3 fatty acids.

The typical North American diet shows that we are deficient in omega-3 fatty acids. This Lemon and Dill Salmon recipe will help you get more of this essential fatty acid.


What makes omega-3 fats special?

Omega 3 fatty acids promote proper brain function and they’re great for your hair and skin. Most importantly, omega-3 fats can decrease the risk factors of heart disease.

  • Can cause a major reduction in triglycerides, usually in the range of 15–30%
  • Reduce blood pressure levels
  • Raise “good” HDL cholesterol levels
  • Prevent the formation of harmful blood clots and plaque that can restrict and harden your arteries
  • Reduce inflammation

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Other benefits include:

  • Promotes weight loss
  • Reduces risk of heart disease
  • Helps prevent skin conditions

Moreover, this Lemon and Dill Salmon with Herb Salad recipe only takes about 20 minutes to get on the table!

Ninja Tip: Sauté the salmon for 3 minutes on each side for medium-rare, or up to 5 minutes on each side for well done. Total cooking time will vary depending on the thickness of the filets.

You may also like this Pan-Seared Swordfish recipe.

Dill Salmon recipe

Lemon and Dill Salmon with Herb Salad

Nutritional info (per serving)
Calories: 350
Fat Total: 18.8g
Carbohydrates: 6g
Protein: 38g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 3-4 oz. Alaskan wild-caught salmon filets
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 c. mixed salad greens
  • 1 c. cherry or grape tomatoes halved
  • 1 medium English cucumber peeled, cut in half and seeded
  • 4-5 fresh dill sprigs roughly chopped
  • ¼ c. fresh mint leaves chopped
  • ¼ c. fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 1 T. Dijon mustard
  • 2 T. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 T. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 fresh lemon cut into wedges

For garnish:

  • 1 fresh lemon cut into slices
  • 2 sprigs fresh dill


  • Preheat the olive oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat. Season the salmon with some salt and pepper on both sides and place skin-side down in the hot pan. Sear for 3 - 4 minutes before carefully flipping the filets. Cook for another 3-4 minutes before removing from heat.
  • In the meantime, combine the mixed salad greens, tomatoes, cucumber, and fresh herbs in a large bowl and toss to combine. Set aside.
  • To make the dressing, whisk the Dijon mustard, olive oil, and apple cider vinegar in a small glass bowl and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Pour dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
  • To serve, season the salmon with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and a few dill sprigs. Serve with herb salad and enjoy!
Keyword Dinner, Lunch