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Lemon Dill Salmon with Stone Ground Mustard

Lemon Dill Salmon | The Foodie Eats

Lemon Dill Salmon

With Stone Ground Mustard

Who doesn’t love a great lemon dill salmon dish? There’s just something about the balance of rich salmon with the brightness and acidity of lemon and dill. This recipe adds a new twist to the classic flavor profile… Mustard! But not just any mustard. Take a splurge and buy the highest quality stone ground mustard you can get your hands on.

Wait… Mayo? Really?

Yes, really. I know, it’s not low fat. But let’s be honest… the most delicious stuff in life usually isn’t. And keep in mind, this isn’t an everyday meal. This is the type of meal you serve when entertaining guests. It definitely has that “Wow!” factor.

But Why the Mayo?

The mayo helps take this dish to the next level. First, the mayo will keep the salmon incredibly moist – no surprise, there’s oil in mayo. It will also help create an incredible crust once the high heat of the broiler hits it. So my advice – don’t skimp too much (meaning at all) on the mayo! But here’s the best part- No one will even know that it’s in there. There’s not the slightest hint of mayo taste, so just keep that between me and you.

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Lemon Dill Salmon | The Foodie Eats

Lemon Dill Salmon with Stone Ground Mustard

Incredibly most and flavorful salmon in less than 30 minutes!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 290 kcal
Author The Foodie Eats


  • 3 lb. whole salmon filet no skin, no bones
  • 1/4 cup stone ground mustard
  • 3 Tbsp. mayonaise
  • 1 lemon zested, juiced
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh dill finely chopped
  • salt & pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Remove salmon from refrigerator for about 10 minutes.
  3. In a small mixing bowl - combine mustard, mayonaise, lemon juice and zest, and dill.
  4. Season salmon with salt and pepper, then place on a prepped roasting tray.
  5. Spread mustard mixture over top of salmon, making sure to cover completely.
  6. Switch oven to high broiler setting.
  7. Once broiler is hot - place salmon on top rack for 6-8 minutes (until top of salmon is just slightly charred), rotating after about 4 minutes.
  8. Switch oven back to 375 degrees.
  9. Move salmon to middle/lower rack. Cook for 5-7 minutes.
  10. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

While salmon is under broiler, pay close attention as it cooks to prevent burning. You may want to rotate it several times, which may add a minute or two to the broiling cook time.

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Dill Salmon with Stone Ground Mustard
Amount Per Serving
Calories 290 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 202mg 8%
Potassium 903mg 26%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Protein 34g 68%
Vitamin A 9.9%
Vitamin C 14.5%
Calcium 4%
Iron 10.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



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