Citrus Salmon with Broccoli


Salmon and broccoli seasoned with lemon, dill, and garlic makes an easy skillet dinner.

Citrus Salmon Broccoli
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
22 mins


  • 1 lemon

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • 4 4 ounce skinless salmon fillets

  • Salt

  • Ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 pound broccoli, trimmed

  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced

  • Lemon slices and fresh dill (optional)


  1. Slice half of the lemon into thin slices; set aside. Juice remaining half of lemon into a 1-cup measure; add water to equal 1/2 cup. Stir in sugar. Set aside.

  2. In a 12-inch nonstick skillet heat butter over medium-high heat. Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper; add to skillet. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until bottom is golden; turn fillets. Add lemon juice mixture. Top with snipped dill and lemon slices. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 5 to 6 minutes more or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

  3. Meanwhile, in another skillet heat oil over medium heat. Quarter broccoli lengthwise into long spears; add to skillet along with garlic. Cook broccoli and garlic in hot oil over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning often. Serve salmon with broccoli; pour pan juices over salmon. If desired, serve with additional lemon slices and fresh dill.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

363 Calories
25g Fat
12g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 363
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 78mg 26%
Sodium 277mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 0.9mg 5%
Calcium 70.7mg 5%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 686mg 15%
Folate, total 72.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 3.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.9mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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