Grilled Salmon With Lemon Herb Butter Sauce

Grilled Salmon With Lemon Herb Butter Sauce

Grilled Salmon With Lemon Herb Butter Sauce


  • 4 Salmon fillets
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • Salt and pepper
  • For Sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp grated lemon rind
  • 1 tbsp chopped chives
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and white pepper
  • Parsley and lemon slices for garnish


  • To make the sauce melt 11/2 cups unsalted butter in a pan and gently saute the onion until soft. Add wine, lemon juice rind and chives and simmer for 2 minutes. Slowly add cream and continue to simmer until sauce thickens. Season with salt and pepper. Keep sauce warm while salmon is cooking.
  • Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper, dot with butter and grill until cooked through. Serve with the buttery sauce and garnish with lemon slices and parsley.
  • (Note: If the sauce starts to separate, beat vigorously until smooth or add a little more cream)


Recipe adapted from Kerrygold

3 Responses to “Grilled Salmon With Lemon Herb Butter Sauce”

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  1. This looks delicious! I have been looking for new ways to cook salmon. I normally prepare different variations of Asian-style marinades and sauces. Thank you!

  2. Alyce says:

    This salmon dish & Sauce look Delicious!! Can’t wait to try it!! ☺️

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