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A plate of salmon with a dollop of salmon dill sauce on top.

Salmon Dill Sauce

  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 3/4 cup 1x
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Counter Top
  • Cuisine: American


Salmon Dill Sauce – an absolutely delicious salmon dill sauce recipe that is perfect with any salmon recipe!


  • 1/2 cup sour cream (regular or dairy-free)
  • 1/4 cup mayo (regular or paleo)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Add ingredients to a small mixing bowl; stir to combine.
  2. Taste and add additional dill or garlic, as needed. 
  3. Use with your favorite salmon recipe (we love this grilled salmon and this blackened salmon!)


  • Paleo/Whole30: to make this sauce paleo/Whole30 simply use a dairy-free/compatible sour cream and a paleo mayo.
  • Storage: You can easily make this sauce ahead of time and store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3-4 days.

Keywords: salmon dill sauce