Baked Salmon with Chèvre

Baked Salmon with Chèvre

Salmon with chèvre, creame fraiche, lemon pepper and dill, topped with shrimp! This fast, easy, and healthy dinner is perfect for the workweek or a last minute meal to impress your guests! Serves 4.


1 1/2 pounds fresh salmon, skinned, de-boned, and cut into 4 equal slices
4 ounces chèvre
2 ounces creme fraiche*
1 teaspoon ground lemon pepper
2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
1 tablespoon butter
16-20 medium sized shrimp (raw, peeled, deveined)
Garnish: Fresh lemon wedges and cucumber slices


  1. Preheat oven to 450º F.
  2. Mix chèvre, creme fraiche, and dill in a small bowl.
  3. Use the butter to grease the bottom of the baking dish.
  4. Place salmon slices in buttered baking dish and sprinkle with lemon pepper.
  5. Spread the chèvre mixture onto the salmon, then place the shrimp in a row along each slice of salmon.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes (or to desired doneness).
  7. Garnish with lemon and cucumber and serve!

* To make your own creme fraiche, simply combine 1 part sour cream with 2 parts heavy cream! 

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