Broiled Salmon with Blue Cheese and Lemon


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Broiled Salmon with Blue Cheese and Lemon

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Bright citrus notes and bold blue cheese flavor are ideal complements to this moist and flaky fish. Pair with our Tomato Orzo Pilaf for a distinctive side.

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 6
1 (2-1/2 to 3-lb.) Fish Market fresh center-cut skin-on salmon fillet, 3/4 to 1 in. thick
1 tsp. kosher salt
½ tsp. ground white pepper
¼ c. finely chopped shallot
⅓ c. coarsely chopped fresh dill, plus additional for garnish
2 tbsp. Hy-Vee unsalted butter, thinly sliced
3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
3 tbsp. dry white wine
1 (4- to 5-oz.) wedge blue cheese, crumbled
Fresh lemon slices, for garnish

Things To Grab

  • Paper towels
  • Large rimmed baking pan
  • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray


  1. Remove salmon from refrigerator 30 minutes before cooking. Pat salmon dry with paper towels; season with salt and white pepper.

  2. Place oven rack 6 in. from heat. Preheat broiler to HIGH.

  3. Spray a large rimmed baking pan with nonstick spray. Place salmon, skin side down, in prepared baking pan. Sprinkle shallot evenly on top of salmon. Top with 1/3 cup dill and butter slices; drizzle with lemon juice and wine. Sprinkle evenly with blue cheese. For garnish, arrange lemon slices in baking pan around salmon.

  4. Broil salmon for 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is golden brown and salmon flakes easily with fork (145 degrees). Loosely cover with foil and let rest for 3 to 5 minutes.

  5. To serve, cut salmon and place on serving plates. Garnish with additional fresh dill and broiled lemon slices, if desired.

Nutrition facts


420 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 20g
  • Cholesterol: 135mg
  • Sodium: 1330mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 3g
  • Protein: 53g

Daily Values

Iron 6%
Calcium 10%
Vitamin D 130%
Potassium 20%

Recipe Source:

Seafood Without the Catch