Poached Salmon with Cucumber & Dill Sauce | Recipe | The Condiment Co

Poached Salmon with Cucumber & Dill Sauce

A glorious recipe for the most deliciouss poached salmon, accompanied by cucumber and dill sauce. You'll love this if you're a fan of salmon so why not give it a try!

Dill Sauce
Main recipe
  • Salmon
  • 2 cups Chablis or other dry white wine
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken–flavored bouillon granules
  • 6 peppercorns
  • 4 sprigs fresh dillweed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 rib celery, chopped
  • 1 small lemon, sliced
  • 6 (4 ounce) fillets salmon, 1/2 inch thick
Cucumber-dill Sauce
  • 1/3 cup peeled, seeded, and finely chopped cucumber
  • 2/3 cup Dill sauce - buy our dill sauce here
  • Fresh dillweed sprigs (optional)

Make the salmon

  • Combine the wine, water, bouillon, peppercorns, dillweed, bay leaves, celery, and lemon in a skillet
  • Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes
  • Add the salmon to the mixture in the skillet and cook for 10 minutes or until the fish flakes easily
  • Transfer the salmon to a platter, using a slotted spoon
  • Cover, and chill thoroughly
  • Discard the liquid mixture remaining in the skillet

Make the cucumber–dill sauce

  • In a medium bowl, mix together the cucumber, sour cream, yogurt, dillweed, and mustard


  • Place the fillets on individual serving plates
  • Spoon the sauce evenly over the fillets
  • Garnish with fresh dillweed sprigs, if using
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