Instant Pot Lemon Dill Salmon

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recipe by Sam Dillard http://www.heyketomama.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    8mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    2
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    110

Lemon and dill are the most classic flavors to complement salmon. They’re simple, yet when combined, really elevate the flavor of the fish and turn this easy meal into an elegant dinner. Pair with fresh spinach and a tablespoon of butter to complete the meal.

Inspired by: https://recipes.instantpot.com/recipe/lemon-dill-salmon/

recipe updated Mar 19, 2020

Ingredients

  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    about ½ units (29g)
  • Salmon filet icon
    Salmon filet
  • Dill icon
    Dill
    1 tsp (1g)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    about ½ teaspoon (3g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    about ¼ teaspoon (1g)
  • Water icon
    Water
    1 cup (240ml)
  • Lemon juice icon
    Lemon juice
    2 tbsp (27g)
  • Dill icon
    Dill
    as needed
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Cutting board
  • kCook icon Inner pot
  • kCook icon Rack

Step preview

  1. Place salmon filet on a clean cutting board
  2. Sprinkle with dill, salt and black pepper
  3. Add water to the inner pot
  4. Place a clean rack in the inner pot
  5. Transfer fish to rack skin side down
  6. Sprinkle with lemon juice
  7. Top with lemon
  8. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  9. Pressure cook - Steam, High, 5 min
  10. Quick release
  11. Use meat thermometer to ensure fish has completely cooked to at least 145°F
  12. Garnish with dill and lemon
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