Instant Pot Salmon And Vegetables With Lemon-Butter Sauce

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recipe by Carrie Forrest

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    15mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    5
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    352

Don’t you love when a show-stopping dish is actually one of the simplest to make? This recipe is the per-fect example. You don’t even have to plan ahead, just grab salmon fillets out of the freezer and cook them right along with red potatoes and carrots. The butter sauce coats everything and makes for a flavorful, healthy meal. If your salmon fillets are larger than 4 ounces, you might be able to fit only four in the pot at one time. Also, be sure to cut your potatoes and vegetables fairly small so they cook all the way through during the short cooking time

Inspired by: https://recipes.instantpot.com/recipe/salmon-and-vegetables-with-lemon-butter-sauce/

recipe updated Jun 12, 2020

Ingredients

  • Low sodium vegetable broth icon
    Low sodium vegetable broth
    1 cup (253g)
  • Red potato icon
    Red potato
    18⅛
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot
    2 (100g)
  • Frozen salmon fillets icon
    Frozen salmon fillets
    567g (about 2¼ cups)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    4 tbsp (57g)
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    2 (116g)
  • Garlic powder icon
    Garlic powder
    about ½ tsp (1g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 tsp (6g)
  • Dill icon
    Dill
    as needed
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    1 pinch

Tools

  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Inner pot

Step preview

  1. Add low sodium vegetable broth to the inner pot
  2. Add red potato and carrot to the inner pot
  3. Add frozen salmon fillets to the inner pot skin side down
  4. Drizzle with unsalted butter and lemon
  5. Sprinkle with garlic powder and sea salt
  6. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  7. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 5 min
  8. Natural release - 10 min
  9. Quick release
  10. Add dill and black pepper to the inner pot
  11. Serve immediately
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