This is a wonderfully quick and very nutritious meal. With the lovely protein and omega 3 rich salmon, the beta carotene in the carrots and folate and vitamin C in the broccoli.

Dill is a perennial herb originally from Eastern Europe. To the Ancient Greeks the presence of dill was regarded as a sign of prosperity.In the 8th century it was used to relieve hiccups and thus served at banquets. Dill has also been known to be used as a love portion in the middle ages, so maybe this valentines you might want it on the menu! It was also used to keep witches away!

The word dill stems from the old English “dile” meaning to lull or soothe. It has traditionally been used with fish and in soups. It is also best to use fresh or frozen as it loses its flavor quickly.

So here’s a lovely soothing recipe, sit back, relax and enjoy a great meal with family.


  • Salmon steaks, as many as needed (Sockeye in this case)
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • fresh dill
  • Dijon mustard
  1. Marinate the Alaskan Sockeye salmon in olive oil, salt and pepper and fresh dill for 30 min
  2. Lightly fry on both sides for 3 min, then add mustard to one side, cover with a lid and cook for 3 more minutes
It goes wonderfully with with mashed red potatoes and steamed vegetables.
Rebecca Subbiah
Alaskan Sockeye Salmon with Dill
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