Salmon Recipes

Salmon in Orange Sauce recipe

An aromatic salmon dish that will wow your dinner guests! Tender salmon is poached in wine and herbs, then served swimming in a delicate orange sauce.

This salmon dish is surprisingly easy, and makes an excellent meal paired with a glass of dry white wine and a seasonal salad. Create a romantic and memorable night, or a satisfying family dinner with this unforgettable dish that is as easy to whip up as it is delicious!


  • 4 fresh salmon fillets
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • 30g butter
  • 1 onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh mixed herbs
  • 2 cups fish bouillon
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp capers
  • 1 cup crème fraîche or sour cream
  • Juice of 2 oranges
  • 8 orange slices for decor


  1. Season salmon with salt and pepper. Set aside.

  2. In a large saucepan saute minced onions until aromatic and tender. Add herbs, and cook an additional 30 seconds.

  3. Add bouillon, wine, and capers and increase heat to medium-high. Allow to simmer for 2 minutes and adding crème fraîche and orange juice. Reduce heat.

  4. Add salmon to sauce and let simmer on low heat for five minutes. Serve and decorate with orange slices.

Author: Catherine Herzog.

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30gabout 1 oz (1.05819 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)
cupabout 59ml (59.1475 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
2 cupsabout 473ml (473.18 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
1 cupabout 237ml (236.59 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)


Published: September 16, 2011
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