Dill Garlic Salmon

photo of dill garlic salmon

Health Benefits: Dill and its seeds replace salt to enhance the flavor of foods and may aid in digestion.

Recipe prepared by Chef Pedro Vargas

Nutrition Facts by Gena Seraita, RD and Curtis Felton, Culinary Nutrition Fellow

Recipe Yield: 4 servings


  •  3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  •  3/4 cup orange juice, freshly squeezed
  •  2 teaspoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  •  1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped or 2 teaspoons dried dill
  •  1/8 teaspoon salt
  •  1/8 teaspoon white pepper, ground
  •  2 teaspoons olive oil
  •  4 4-ounce salmon fillets


  1.  In a medium mixing bowl, combine garlic, orange juice, lemon juice and dill, salt and white pepper. If fresh squeezed orange or lemon juice is not available, use store bought juice instead.
  2.  Place fillets, skin side up, in the marinade and refrigerate for up to 3 hours. If skin is removed, place in marinade bottom side up.
  3.  Heat a large saute tilde, pan or skillet over medium heat for 1 minute.
  4.  Add oil to pan, place fillets in pan and cook for 3 minutes on each side.
  5.  Remove from pan, let fillets rest for 5-7 minutes and serve on top of steamed carrots and green beans.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 198
Total Fat 7.6g (34% of calories)
Saturated Fat 1.2g (6% of calories)
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 163mg
Total Carbs 6g
Dietary Fiber 0.2g
Protein 25g