14 Best Sauces For Salmon

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Salmon is a delicious and great source of protein, and with these 14 sauces for salmon, I can pretty much guarantee that you will never get tired of eating salmon. 

Dill sauce, green sauce, hollandaise sauce, and tartar sauce.


This list is full of some of the best sauces for your next salmon dinner. From simple baked salmon, grilled salmon, air fryer salmon and more, these flavorful sauces can take your salmon dish to the next level. Creamy, tangy, sweet, spicy, here are some of our favorite sauces.

Best sauces that go well with salmon

1. Dill Sauce

I love this recipe when I am craving something bright, creamy, and all around delicious! Lemon dill sauce is made with fresh ingredients for a delicious taste. Made with sour cream, fresh lemon juice, and fresh dill, this recipes comes together fast. Coat your salmon dinner in this sauce, and you won’t be able to get enough!

2. Lemon Butter Sauce

This keto-friendly, creamy sauce is a zesty and delicious topping for salmon! This buttery dressing is made with basic ingredients in only 10 minutes. It’s garlicky, creamy, and full of bright flavors. We guarantee you’ll love this sauce just as much as we do!

3. Tartar Sauce

This recipe for homemade tartar sauce is so simple and so tasty, you’ll never want to buy it from the store again! Throw together your parsley, dill pickle, mayo, capers, and lemon juice, and you’ll have a rich, tangy topping in only 5 minutes!

4. Honey Garlic Glaze

Sweet salmon? Yes, please! When you coat your salmon in this honey garlic glaze, you’ll be begging for more! This sticky sauce has the perfect flavors for a salmon dinner. With its sweet and garlicky taste, this glaze is a guaranteed hit!

5. Lemon Caper Sauce

When you’re craving a buttery, tangy dinner, drizzle, dunk, or coat your salmon in this lemon caper sauce! The lemon and capers are two flavors that blend so well together, and the white wine is used to bring out the best flavor you could ask for! It doesn’t get better than this simple sauce.

6. Bearnaise Sauce

Looking for a buttery and creamy sauce to brighten up your meals? Look no further. This Bearnaise sauce is an easy and delicious recipe that goes perfectly with a salmon dinner. It’s blended with a variety of herbs and lemon for a velvety smooth glaze! Simple and delicious; there’s nothing better!

7. Cilantro Lime Sauce

Cilantro and lime is a classic flavor combo, and when made into a sauce, you’ll want to put it on everything! This tasty dressing will add the perfect amount of tangy flavor to your salmon fillet. And it’s ready in just a few short minutes.

8. Beurre Blanc Sauce

Beurre Blanc sauce tastes as fancy as it sounds, but it is really simple to whip up right at home! With the blend of white wine, shallots, and a hint of lemon, this sauce is sure to be a hit at your next gathering! I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t love this sauce. 

9. Honey Mustard Sauce

For a sweet and vinegary tasting salmon, try this honey mustard salmon sauce! These flavors of honey, Dijon mustard, garlic, lemon and so much more go together to combine the perfect tasting dinner. Top your plate with this sauce, and you’re guaranteed to go back for seconds (and probably thirds!)

10. Chimichurri Sauce

Combine fresh herbs like cilantro, parsley, oregano, and basil to create the flavorful Chimichurri sauce! I love this sauce, and I know you will, too. Along with the herbs, it’s got red wine vinegar, shallots, and lemon juice; all delicious ingredients for a delicious tasting sauce!

11. Pesto Sauce

Who doesn’t love pesto? I know I certainly do! That’s why this is my go-to recipe when I know I’ll be cooking a salmon dinner for the family. This classic pesto recipe holds the perfect ingredients for a perfect tasting, nostalgic sauce. 

12. Remoulade Sauce

This creamy Remoulade sauce is always a fan favorite at dinner parties. It’s creamy and delicious, with the Cajun flavors to take it up to the next level! It has horseradish, garlic, paprika, Worcestershire sauce, and a little bit of hot sauce for a nice kick. And it tastes absolutely perfect! 

13. Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise sauce is a creamy and oh, so tasty sauce that we know you will love. It blends egg yolk, butter, and lemon for a bright flavor and a buttery texture! Simple ingredients, and it only takes a total of 20 minutes to whip up! 

14. Dijon Sauce

This garlic Dijon sauce is not only super delicious, but it makes your salmon fillet taste flaky, juicy, and perfect! The flavor from the chicken broth makes for the perfect amount of seasonings, and the heavy cream creates a rich flavor and velvety texture.

Which one of these sauces for salmon will you be using on your salmon recipe?

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Dill sauce, green sauce, hollandaise sauce, and tartar sauce.
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Sauces For Salmon

By Heather
A collection of sauces for salmon. These salmon sauces range from dill sauce, butter sauce, hollandaise, and more including this easy fruit salsa.
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 1 ripe mango, diced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Serve over cooked salmon.


Calories: 32kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 0.4g | Fat: 0.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.05g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 73mg | Potassium: 91mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 562IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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