Capellini With Salmon and Lemon-Dill-Vodka Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by ellie_

I thought this recipe looked interesting for a special weeknight supper and a great way to use up leftover salmon. Recipe source: Gourmet (June 2005)

Top Review by Starrynews

Wonderful dish for salmon! I sauteed the salmon in a bit of olive oil with a dash of lemon juice and a sprinkle of dill and pepper while preparing the rest of the dish as directed. It was really good, with a lovely presentation! Thanks for sharing! ZWT6

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan cook onion in the oil over medium heat until soft (5-8 minutes).
  2. Add broth, cream, vodka and salt and bring to a boil over medium high heat, stirring occasionally until sauce is reduced to 2 cups (45-60 minutes).
  3. Remove from heat and stir in dill, lemon zest and juice and pepper. Reserve 1/2 cup sauce.
  4. Add salmon to saucepan and cook over medium low heat until fish is heated through (2-4 minutes).
  5. Meanwhile cook pasta according to package directions.
  6. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta water; drain pasta.
  7. Return pasta to pot and toss with reserved sauce.
  8. Put pasta in large bowl and spoon fish and sauce over top; toss before serving.

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