Salmon Sauce

Give this Salmon Sauce a try. It is delicious served over cooked asparagus.

It also makes a nice topping for poached eggs served on toasted bread for a great lunch.

This recipe makes about 1 1/2 cups.


  • 2 tbsp. butter or margarine, divided
  • 1 tsp. onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp. flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 tsp. dried dill or 1/2 tsp. fresh
  • 1 small can salmon, drained and flaked apart
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper


  1. Over medium heat in a small saucepan melt 1 tablespoon butter, add finely chopped onion and cook until transparent, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add another tablespoon of butter to pan, heat until melted.
  3. Add flour, salt and pepper, stir until blended.
  4. Cook until bubbly, about 2 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and slowly add the milk while stirring to combine well until smooth.
  6. Return to heat and cook while stirring constantly until sauce thickens.
  7. Add the drained salmon and dill.
  8. Stir until heated through.
  9. Delicious served over cooked asparagus or poached eggs.