This creamy dill sauce is seriously easy to make! A low carb and keto friendly sauce that's perfect with fish, chicken, or veggies!
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If you have an excess or surplus of dill, try making this simple sauce! You only need a few ingredients – butter, garlic, chicken broth, cream, and fresh dill – and even the garlic is optional!
The sauce pairs perfectly with fish such as salmon or cod, roasted or grilled chicken, or over low carb vegetables like asparagus, cabbage, and zucchini.
How to Make a Creamy Dill Sauce
Melt some butter in a skillet over a medium heat. Add some minced garlic and cook for a minute, stirring frequently. Garlic paste would also work well – just don't add too much as it will overpower the dill.
Add some chicken broth (or vegetable stock, if you prefer to keep it vegetarian) and heavy cream. Increase the temperature until the sauce is bubbling. Continue to cook for about five minutes until the sauce has reduced and thickened.
Season with salt and pepper, and stir in the fresh dill.
To use the sauce later, similar transfer it to a bowl and leave to cool.
When ready to use, simply pour it into a small saucepan over a medium heat, and cook until warmed through, stirring occasionally. Shown below with roasted salmon and baby spinach – a wonderful combination!
- 1 tbs unsalted butter
- 1 tsp minced garlic or garlic paste
- ½ cup chicken broth
- ½ cup heavy cream
- salt and black pepper, to taste
- 2 tbs chopped fresh dill
- Melt the butter in a skillet over a medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for a minute, stirring frequently.
- Add the chicken broth and heavy cream, and increase the temperature until the sauce is bubbling. Continue to cook for about five minutes until the sauce has reduced and thickened.
- Season with salt and pepper, and stir in the dill.
3g net carbs per serving (four tablespoons)
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Nutrition InformationYield 2 Serving Size 4 tbs
Amount Per Serving Calories 276Total Fat 29gSaturated Fat 17gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 84mgSodium 625mgCarbohydrates 4gNet Carbohydrates 1gFiber 0gSugar 2gProtein 2g
Nutritional information for this recipe is provided as a courtesy and is my best approximation. I cannot guarantee completely accurate data due to variations in ingredients and cooking methods. Carbohydrates from sugar alcohols are not included in net carb counts as it has been shown that they do not impact blood sugar. Net carbs are the total carbs minus fiber.