Salmon with Lemon-Mushroom Sauce Recipe
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Salmon with Lemon-Mushroom Sauce Recipe

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The microwave makes this dinner super fast. This elegant entree blends lively flavors with tender, flaky salmon. Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 373 calories, 24g fat (7g saturated fat), 115mg cholesterol, 290mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein.


  1. Place mushrooms and butter in a small microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes or until mushrooms are tender, stirring twice. Add the lemon juice and seasonings.
  2. Place salmon in an 8-in. square microwave-safe dish; top with mushroom mixture. Cover and microwave on high for 4-6 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Salmon with Lemon-Mushroom Sauce in Simple & Delicious January/February 2009, p11

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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homemadewithlove User ID: 4311884 244040
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2016

"I cooked mushrooms in microwave but baked salmon in oven after pouring on the mushroom sauce. I also added raw shrimp before baking. Husband loved it!"

Ranitalover User ID: 7514710 97318
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2013

"Great recipe I also added onions and cayenne pepper an wow amazing I did it on top of the stove"

mmay402 User ID: 4805951 178581
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2010

"microwave dried it out a little but it was fast to make"

MY REVIEW User ID: 995974 97317
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2010

"However, I like to use capers instead of the it like that!"

Aula User ID: 1127835 142888
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2010

"This is a very good recipe. However, I cooked the mushrooms on top of the stove and baked the salmon in the oven because microwaving takes the nutrition out of the food."

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