Slow-Cooker Salmon

Slow-Cooker Salmon

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Think of this recipe as a base for all future slow-cooked fish recipes. Feel free to switch up the citrus you use, or lose it all together! You could make a bed of sliced onions or leeks instead, or throw in some aromatics like rosemary or thyme. Swap out lemon juice and broth for white wine and melted butter. Do you!

Looking for a salmon recipe you can whip up in under an hour? Try out this decadent Tuscan butter salmon.

Made it? Let us know how it went in the comment section below!

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Total Time:
2 hrs 10 mins
  • 1

    -2 lb. skin-on salmon fillet

  • Kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 1

    lemon, cut into rounds

  • 1 1/2 c.

    low-sodium vegetable broth

  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

  • 2 tbsp.

    freshly chopped dill, for garnish


    1. Step 1Line slow cooker with a large piece of parchment paper. Add a layer of lemon slices to the bottom of the slow cooker, then lay salmon on top.
    2. Step 2Season salmon generously with salt and pepper. Add broth and lemon juice to slow cooker. Liquid should come about halfway up your filet. Top salmon with more lemons and cook on low for 2 hours, or until opaque and flaky.

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Lena Abraham is a freelance contributor with Delish, and was formerly Senior Food Editor, where she developed and styled recipes for video and photo, and also stayed on top of current food trends. She’s been working in the food industry for over 10 years, and will argue that the best fish tacos in the world are made in New York. Don’t @ her.

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