Creamy Baked Salmon Recipe


You will be amazed at how wonderful and easy this Creamy Baked Salmon recipe is to make and serve!  While salmon is traditionally a low-calorie, low fat dish, the sour cream in this recipe negate those healthy aspects.  Still, it is delicious and easy way ti prepare salmon.  So yummy! Try making creamy baked salmon for your family.

Did you know that salmon is one of the most nutritious types of fish to add to your diet?  It supplies iron, zinc, niacin, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12, in addition to a whole host of other nutrients you need for good health.  Learn about the interesting Story of Pacific Salmon.

More of Linda’s great Salmon Recipes and also How To Select, Buy, and Cook Fish.


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Creamy Baked Salmon Recipe:
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Low-Fat Creamy Baked Salmon Recipe
Servings: 4 servings
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.  Wash salmon fillets and pat dry.  Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.

  2. Arrange salmon fillets, skin side down, in a single layer on the prepared baking pan.

  3. In a medium bowl, with a wire whisk, blend sour cream, mayonnaise, flour, lemon juice, dill, cream cheese, garlic, and wine until smooth: spread over the salmon.  Sprinkle lightly with salt, pepper, and paprika.

  4. Bake, uncovered, approximately 15 to 20 minutes or until a meat thermometer registers an internal temperature of 140 degrees F.  (salmon will be slightly opaque in thickest part).  During this time the meat continues to cook (meat temperature will rise 5 to 10 degrees after it is removed from the oven) and the juices redistribute.

  5. Approximately cooking times for salmon:

  6.  1/4 to 1/3-inch - 3 to 4 minutes

  7. 1/2 to 3/4-inch - 4 to 6 minutes

  8. 1 to 1 1/2-inch - 8 to 12 minutes

  9. Remove from oven and transfer onto a serving platter.


Thermapen Internal Temperature Cooking ChartI get many readers asking what cooking/meat thermometer that I prefer and use in my cooking and baking. I, personally, use the Thermapen Thermometer. Originally designed for professional use, the Super-Fast Thermapen Thermometer is used by chefs all over the world.  I only endorse a few products, on my web site, that I like and use regularly.

You can learn more or buy yours at: Super-Fast Thermapen Thermometer.

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