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Marinated Salmon in a Sauce

  • 04/02/2005
  • Moderate difficulty
  • 8 – 10
  • 60 min

Salmon marinated with salt and fresh dill is a delicacy and pride of Swedish cuisine. If you prepare it with the sauce made of root vegetables, you are going to experience the real taste from Scandinavia!

Ingredients 8 – 10 

  • 1-1,5 kg salmon fillets
  • 2 bunches dill
  • 2 tablespoons Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder
  • cooking oil (vegetable or olive oil)
  • Sauce:
  • 100 g celery root
  • 1 tablespoon Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder
  • white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons plain flour
  • 100 g butter
  • saffron
  • 100 g parsley root
  • 100 g white turnip
  • 100 g parsnip
  • 100 g carrot
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dill
  • Side Dish:
  • 350 g button mushrooms


  1. 1.
    Wash salmon fillets, dry with tea towel and sprinkle with Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder.
  2. 2.
    Place one bunch of dill in a bottom of a porcelain oven proof dish. On top of it place the salmon fillets, and cover with rest of the dill. Cover this with aluminium foil.
  3. 3.
    On top of the covered salmon place some weight in order to squeeze the salmon and dill together and place in the fridge overnight.
  4. 4.
    Slice the salmon fillets in smaller pieces, and fry in hot oil, each side for about 5 minutes.
  5. 5.
    Clean the vegetable roots (parsley, turnip, parsnip and carrot) and cook them in boiling hot water. (Make sure that water covers the vegetables). Add Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder and cook on low heat until they soften.
  6. 6.
    Drain the vegetables, ensuring that you keep 200ml of water, the vegetables were cooked in. Mix the vegetables in a blender and place in a pot, to complete the recipe.
  7. 7.
    Mix in butter, saffron, flour (which you dissolved in little water), lemon juice, white pepper and about 200 ml of liquid in which the root vegetables were cooked in. Cook it for a few minutes.
  8. 8.
    For the side dish – cut the button mushrooms in half, and bake in the oven, for a few minutes.


Serve the salmon with the baked mushrooms and prepared sauce.


Make sure that the mushrooms and sauce are prepared first and then cook the salmon.

Energy and nutritional values

Energy and nutritional values are calculated per one serving (i.e. for 1 person). For a dessert, energy and nutritional values have been calculated per 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 407 / 1.701 - -
Fat g 27,16 - -
Carbohydrates g 8,98 - -
Dietary fibre g 1,96 - -
Protein g 31,42 - -
Sodium g 5,66 0 0
Vitamin A μg 3.573,82 89 71
Vitamin D μg 367,10 184 184
Vitamin C mg 13,18 18 15
Niacin mg 19,55 140 98
Potassium mg 1.044,43 28 28
Phosphorous mg 369,91 46 46
Magnesium mg 59,08 20 15

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)