Slow Cooker Salmon

Fish is the Dish 


Slow Cooked Salmon in a Creamy Lemon Sauce
Serves 6
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
2 hr 20 min
Total Time
2 hr 30 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
2 hr 20 min
Total Time
2 hr 30 min
312 calories
8 g
110 g
18 g
31 g
7 g
259 g
379 g
2 g
0 g
7 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving
Calories 312
Calories from Fat 159
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 110mg
Sodium 379mg
Total Carbohydrates 8g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 31g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  1. For the Fish;
  2. 3 lemons, sliced
  3. 700 grams to 1 kg salmon fillets (whole or portioned)
  4. Cooking spray
  5. Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  6. 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika or to taste
  7. 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, or to taste
  8. 1 teaspoon garlic grandules or garlic powder
  9. 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  10. 1 cup low sodium vegetable stock
  11. Juice of 1 lemon
  12. For the Sauce;
  13. 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  14. 1/4 cup chicken broth, water or white wine
  15. 2/3/ cup thickened cream
  16. 1/8 teaspoon lemon zest
  17. chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
  1. 1. Line the slow cooker with a large piece of Baking Paper (parchment paper)
  2. 2. Cut one lemon into slices and arrange a layer of lemon slices down the middle of the slow cooker
  3. 3. Place the salmon on top of the lemon slices; spray salmon with cooking spray and season with salt, pepper, chilli powder, garlic granules, and Italian Seasoning. Using your fingers rub seasoning all over salmon.
  4. 4. Pour broth and lemon juisc into the slow cooker, all around the fish. DO NOT POUR OVER the fish.
  5. 5. Liquid should come half way up the fillet leaving the top half exposed.
  6. 6. Cook on low for 2 hours, or until opaque and flaky.
  7. 7. Preheat oven to 200 c
  8. 8. Lift out the slow cooker and place in oven for 5 to 8 minutes to get a bit of browning on the top of the salmon. (most slow cooker bowls can handle oven heat to 200 c )
  9. 9. Remove from the oven and lift out the fish by the parchment paper or spatula; transfer to cutting board or plate ready to sauce..
  10. For the Creamy Lemon Sauce
  11. 1. set a small saucepan or pot over a medium high heat and stir in the lemon juice, broth and cream.
  12. 2. Bring to simmer.
  13. 3. Set heat to low; cover the pot and cook for 8 minutes.
  14. 4. Uncover; stir in lemon zest; set heat to high and cook for 2 minutes or until sauce has thickened a bit and reduced.
  15. 5. Remove from heat; taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
  16. 6. Cut up the salmon into individual servings in a whole piece was cooked.
  17. 7. Plate servings pouring the sauce over each piece of salmon and garnish with parsley.
  18. 8. Serve with lemon wedges.
  1. Great dish served with a potato bake. Leftover salmon is terrific in lettuce wraps the next Day ...
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