Garlic Poached Salmon with Creamy Lemon Caper Sauce
This garlic poached salmon is fast, easy, and smothered in a healthy, yogurt-based creamy lemon caper sauce! This will be your new favorite way to eat salmon.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
- 1 lb. salmon filets
- 1 cup white wine divided
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- salt and pepper to taste
- Juice and zest of one lemon
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 small onion finely diced
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 tablespoon fresh dill
- 1 tablespoon capers drained and rinsed
- 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
In a nonstick skillet, add 1/2 cup wine and fish. Add enough water to almost cover the salmon.
Add one clove minced garlic, the lemon zest, and salt and pepper to the liquid and on top of the salmon.
Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce to a simmer for approximately 5 minutes, or until salmon is cooked through.
Meanwhile, to make the sauce, saute the onion in olive oil in a small pot or skillet over medium heat, until browned.
Add the remaining clove of minced garlic, stir for one minute or until fragrant.
Add the remaining 1/2 cup of wine, and reduce until about half the wine is gone.
Add the lemon juice, capers, dill, and butter; heat until butter is melted.
Remove from heat and stir in yogurt and salt and pepper to taste.
Serve sauce over salmon.
Lick the spoon :-)