Spectacular 15-Minute Salmon Piccata Recipe With Creamy Caper Sauce Seafood Dinner

We love chicken piccata, but sometimes you need a little fish in your life – especially salmon. Salmon is not only delicious and easy to cook, salmon has a multitude of health benefits

Serve this flavor-packed salmon recipe with your favorite vegetable and a crisp salad. So easy, and so delicious! 

Cuisine: Mediterranean 
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 4 skinless salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested 
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill 
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons capers

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper. Heat the olive oil in a skillet and cook salmon about 3 to 4 minutes on the first side, then flip and continue to cook until browned and cooked through, about 3 more minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  2. Add the garlic to the pan and cook about 30 seconds. 
  3. Mix a couple tablespoons of the chicken broth with the cornstarch to make a slurry. Add the remaining chicken broth to the pan and reduce by half. Then add the slurry and cook until thick, about 1 minute. 
  4. Add the cream, butter, dill, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of the zest and capers. Heat through. Return salmon to the pan. Serve. 

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Capers $3 & Up
Olive Oil $4 & Up
Chicken Broth $1 & Up
Cornstarch $1 & Up

Comments (4)

Donna John
I love salmon and capers, so this is right up my alley! Cannot wait to try this recipe.
Julie Rose
Love salmon and capers and lemon all together 😋
Elisa Schmitz
We eat salmon every week, and I love this fresh take on how to prepare it. YUM!
Completely delicious. 😍
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