Sour Cream & Dill Sauce to Serve With Salmon

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

I prefer to make this sauce ahead to give the flavors time to blend together. I've usually served this with salmon baked with a combination of white wine, tarragon, dill & shallots or scallions. I'm posting this the way it originally came to me, but nowadays I would omit the salt and let others add it at the dinner table.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sour cream through lemon juice in small bowl.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Most Helpful

I was looking for a dipping sauce for smoked salmon and Jan suggested this. It was perfect for our Christmas Day. I did increase the amount of capers slightly and added an extra squeeze of lemon but other than that, followed the recipe exactally. Fabulous flavour.

Jewelies December 27, 2006

Lovely sauce! I adore capers so I doubled the amount I used in this recipe!

ESU November 27, 2006

This was delicious. I made it early in the day also to let the flavors combine. I just used salmon that I baked with some dill and lemon juice sprinkled on it. I had a couple of spoonfuls leftover and had it the next day with a hard boiled egg. Yummy! Will definitely be making this again!

CulinaryQueen October 27, 2006