Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce

An easy recipe for Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon topped with a Creamy Dill Sauce ready in 30 minutes.


  • 4 6 ounce each skinless salmon fillets
  • 2 tablespoons butter (softened)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 45 cracks of fresh black pepper
  • Pinch of salt
  • Creamy Dill Sauce
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons freshly chopped dill
  • Pinch of salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl mix butter, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, pepper and salt.
  4. Spread on both sides of salmon and place fillets on baking sheet.
  5. Bake salmon for 12-15 minutes until salmon is pink and flaky.
  6. Serve salmon immediately topped with Creamy Dill Sauce (recipe below)
  7. Creamy Dill Sauce
  8. While salmon is baking, in a small bowl mix mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice and dill until blended and creamy. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Chill until ready to serve.
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