Erin’s Caper Salmon

Erin's Caper Salmon

By Erin Bosworth
Serves 4 people


4 fillets salmon, wild Alaskan, about 1 lb. - skin on and de-boned
1/2 Tbsp. good olive oil
1 1/2 Tbsp butter
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice
4 cloves minced garlic
4 Tbsp capers
1 Tbsp chopped basil
1 Tbsp fresh dill
a shake of cayenne pepper
salt to taste


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • In a small saucepan, heat butter and olive oil over low heat.
  • Add garlic, Dijon and lemon and saute until garlic is soft.
  • Add basil, dill, cayenne, and capers and stir and warm through for 5-10 minutes.
  • Place the salmon in foil and pour the warm caper sauce on top.
  • Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes, until salmon is cooked through.
  • **This dish is delicious with roasted potatoes and a spinach salad. **

Photo by Fastily via Wikimedia Commons, Creative Commons License

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