Salmon in Creamy Sauce

Salmon in Creamy Sauce – elegant healthy dinner
Salmon in Creamy Sauce

Fish is my favorite food ever; especially I adore salmon and trout. This kind of fish is a great source of polyunsaturated fat and protein what is super healthy and beneficial for our bodies.

I’ve slowly adapted this recipe to lower-fat and I think finally I got a good result. This salmon drenched in a creamy garlic-parmesan sauce tastes amazing and it’s actually easy enough to make. I’m ready to eat this Salmon in Creamy Sauce every day without stopping. Seriously, guys!

Salmon in Creamy Sauce Recipe

This Salmon in Creamy Sauce is quick and easy to make recipe. Salmon cooked in a flavorful cream sauce with garlic and parmesan cheese is just so delicious. That is an amazing comfort food dinner for all the family. This healthy, nutritious, high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids, keto-friendly Salmon in Creamy Sauce is sure to be a hit!

What to serve with Salmon in Creamy Sauce

Serve Salmon in Creamy Sauce over cooked brown rice, or whole wheat pasta if you’d like to provide additional fiber and whole grain. Also, it’s in perfect combination with this roasted asparagus and roasted or steamed veggies.

Serving: Prep time:  Cook Time: Total Time:
 for 5 10 min 10 min  30 min

Ingredients for Salmon in Creamy Sauce 

  • 5 salmon fillets (770 g / 27 oz / 1.7 lb)
  • 2 tbsp. (10 g) olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. (15 g) butter
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, diced
  • 1 cup water
  • 60 g (2 oz) Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 cup half and half
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • fresh parsley, chopped (I also used dried veggie mix) for garnish
Salmon in Creamy Sauce – elegant healthy dinner
Salmon in Creamy Sauce

How to Make Salmon in Creamy Sauce 

  1. Season the salmon filets on both sides with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Place the salmon fillets and sear in the hot pan for about 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  4. Add the butter, onion, and garlic to the same skillet. Cook until the onion has softened, about 3-5 minutes.
  5. Pour in half and half, water and bring to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper to your taste.
  6. Reduce heat to low and add the Parmesan cheese. Cook until sauce slightly thickens and until cheese melts through the sauce.
  7. Bring the salmon back into the pan and cook additional 5 min. after boiling.
  8. Garnish with the parsley and enjoy!
Salmon in Creamy Sauce – elegant healthy dinner
Salmon in Creamy Sauce

How Many Calories in Salmon in Creamy Sauce

Calories (per 100 g): 170 cal Calories (per 1 serve /about 150 g with sauce): 255 cal
Fat: 10.5 g Fat: 15.7 g
Carbohydrates: 3.4 g Carbohydrates: 5.1 g
Protein: 15.1 g Protein: 22.7 g

Salmon in Creamy Sauce

This Salmon in Creamy Sauce is quick and easy to make recipe. Salmon cooked in a flavorful cream sauce with garlic and parmesan cheese is just so delicious. That is an amazing comfort food dinner for all the family. This healthy, nutritious, high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids, keto-friendly Salmon in Creamy Sauce is sure to be a hit!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Salmon in Creamy Sauce,salmon,easy to make salmon,quick salmon recipe, cream sauce
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 170kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 salmon fillets 770g / 27oz / 1.7 lb
  • 2 tbsp. 10g olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. 15g butter
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic diced
  • 1 cup water
  • 60 g 2oz Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 cup half and half
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp. fresh parsley chopped (I also used dried veggie mix) for garnish

Instructions

  • Season the salmon filets on both sides with salt and pepper.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Place the salmon fillets and sear in the hot pan for about 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  • Add the butter, onion, and garlic to the same skillet. Cook until the onion has softened, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Pour in half and half, water and bring to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper to your taste.
  • Reduce heat to low and add the Parmesan cheese. Cook until sauce slightly thickens and until cheese melts through the sauce.
  • Bring the salmon back into the pan and cook additional 5 min. after boiling.
  • Garnish with the parsley and enjoy!

Notes

How Many Calories in Salmon in Creamy Sauce
Calories (per 100 g): 170 cal Calories (per 1 serve /about 150 g with sauce): 255 cal
Fat: 10.5 g Fat: 15.7 g
Carbohydrates: 3.4 g Carbohydrates: 5.1 g
Protein: 15.1 g Protein: 22.7 g
 

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