Łosoś w Sosie Koperkowym (Salmon in Dill Sauce)


Prepare to be swept away by the harmonious flavors of this exquisite Polish dish, Łosoś w Sosie Koperkowym. Tender, succulent salmon fillets are enveloped in a velvety dill sauce, creating a culinary masterpiece that will tantalize your taste buds and elevate your dining experience.

Łosoś w Sosie Koperkowym (Salmon in Dill Sauce)

Preparation Details

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 salmon fillet with dill sauce

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 380
  • Total Fat: 24g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 100mg
  • Sodium: 520mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Total Sugars: 1g
  • Protein: 36g


  • 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 cup (240ml) heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) vegetable or fish stock
  • 1/2 cup (15g) fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Lemon wedges for serving

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Season the salmon fillets with salt and black pepper on both sides.
  2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the salmon fillets to the skillet, skin-side down, and cook for 4-5 minutes until the skin is crispy.
  4. Flip the fillets and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked to your desired doneness.
  5. Remove the salmon fillets from the skillet and set them aside on a plate, covered with foil to keep warm.
  6. In the same skillet, add the chopped shallot and sauté for 1 minute until fragrant.
  7. Pour in the heavy cream, white wine, and vegetable or fish stock. Bring the mixture to a simmer.
  8. Reduce the heat to low and let the sauce simmer for 5-7 minutes, or until it thickens slightly.
  9. Stir in the chopped fresh dill and lemon juice. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  10. Return the salmon fillets to the skillet and spoon the dill sauce over them, gently basting the fish with the sauce.
  11. Serve the Łosoś w Sosie Koperkowym immediately, garnished with lemon wedges for squeezing over the top.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Use fresh, high-quality salmon fillets for the best flavor and texture.
  • Adjust the thickness of the dill sauce by simmering it for a shorter or longer time, depending on your desired consistency.
  • For an extra burst of flavor, try adding a tablespoon of Dijon mustard or a splash of white wine vinegar to the dill sauce.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Can I use dried dill instead of fresh?

A: While fresh dill is preferred, you can substitute with dried dill if necessary. Use about 1 tablespoon of dried dill for every 1/2 cup of fresh dill called for in the recipe.

Q: Can I use a different type of fish instead of salmon?

A: Yes, this dill sauce pairs beautifully with other types of fish, such as trout, halibut, or cod.

Q: How should I store any leftover salmon and sauce?

A: Refrigerate any leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 days. Reheat gently in the microwave or on the stovetop, adding a splash of cream or stock to the sauce if it has thickened too much.

Indulge in the elegance and sophistication of this Łosoś w Sosie Koperkowym, a true showcase of Polish culinary excellence. The delicate flavors of the tender salmon and the velvety dill sauce will dance on your palate, leaving you craving for more of this exquisite dish.