Breaded Salmon With Lemon Cream Sauce Recipe

This salmon is breaded with a flavorful panko breadcrumb layer to give it crunch.

Panko breadrumbs is more than just breading for this salmon dish. The flavorful crust gives flakey salmon a crunchiness it doesn’t have while the lemon cream is another layer of flavor that delights the tongue. 

Breaded Salmon With Lemon Cream Sauce Recipe

Jepp Tan
This salmon is breaded with a flavorful panko breadcrumb layer to give it crunch.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine American, French
Servings 6


Breaded Salmon With Lemon Cream Sauce Ingredients

  • 1 kilogram salmon fillets
  • 3 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 1 Cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
  • 3 tablespoons Butter melted
  • 1/3 Cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 tablespoons flat leaf Italian parsley finely chopped
  • 1 lemon zested
  • 1 1/4 cups fish stock
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • cooking oil
  • Arugula
  • lemon wedges


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F/200 degrees C.
  • In a pan on medium heat, lightly coat the bottom fo the pan. Add then spread out bread crumbs in a layer, tossing until golden brown. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Add butter and stir in Parmesan cheese, parsley, zest and season to taste with salt and ground black pepper. Set aside.
  • Place salmon fillets on a baking tray with parchment paper. Spread a thin coating of mustard on each salmon then sprinkle panko mixture over the top of each.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, or until desired doneness. Remove from oven and serve with arugula and lemon cream sauce.
  • Make the Lemon Cream Sauce: Place fish stock in a small saucepan and bring to boil. Simmer until reduced by 3/4.
  • Lower heat. Add cream, sugar, salt and pepper. Stir, then add lemon juice and mustard. Stir again. Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes or until thickened. Adjust salt, pepper, and lemon juice to taste. Let cool to warm. Serve at room temperature.
Keyword panko, breaded
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