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Baked Salmon Dijon

Salmon Fillets for Baked Salmon Dijon

Dijon spices up baked salmon in this Baked Salmon Dijon recipe, which is an easy to make entree that will be enjoyed by the whole family.


1 cup reduced fat sour cream
2 teaspoons dried dill
3 tablespoons finely chopped scallions
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1-1/2 pound salmon fillet with skin, cut in center
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Fat free cooking spray as needed


Whisk sour cream, dill, onion, mustard, and lemon juice in small bowl to blend.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly oil baking sheet with cooking spray.

Place salmon, skin side down, on prepared sheet. Sprinkle with garlic powder and pepper, then spread with the sauce.

Bake salmon until just opaque in center, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 6 servings.
Serving size: 1 4-ounce piece on a bun
Calories: 196; Total Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 76mg; Sodium: 229mg; Carbohydrates: 5g; Fiber: less than 1g; Protein: 27g; Potassium: 703mg

Variation: Dijon Salmon

2-1/2 pounds salmon
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons white-wine vinegar
1/4 cup, fresh mint leaves
3/4 cup olive oil

Blend together mustard, vinegar and mint. Add the oil in a steady stream. Cut salmon into 12 to 14 fillets, removing skin. Brush one side with oil. Preheat grill. Grill oiled side down, four to five inches from medium heat on fish screen. Grill for five minutes.

Brush the tops with oil; season with salt and pepper. Carefully turn over. Grill for five minutes more or until fish flakes with a fork. Spoon mustard sauce over hot salmon. Yield: 6 servings

Nutrition information per serving: Calories: 465; Protein: 38.1g; Carbohydrates: 1g; Cholesterol: 98mg; Fiber: 0.2g; Sodium: 221mg

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