Lemon Dill Sauce


 Lemon dill sauce is a savory and tangy sauce made with fresh dill, lemon juice, and a creamy base, typically sour cream or yogurt. It has a bright and fresh flavor that pairs well with fish, seafood, and vegetables.

Lemon Dill Sauce

How To Make:

To make lemon dill sauce, fresh dill is finely chopped and mixed with sour cream or yogurt, lemon juice, and sometimes garlic or onion powder. The sauce is usually served cold and can be used as a dip or a topping for grilled or baked dishes.

The lemon dill sauce can be easily adjusted to your preference by adjusting the amount of lemon juice or dill used, making it a versatile sauce that can be tailored to suit different tastes.

Here are some tips and variations:

Use fresh ingredients: Fresh dill and freshly squeezed lemon juice will provide the best flavor for your sauce.

Adjust the consistency: The consistency of the sauce can be adjusted by adding more or less sour cream or yogurt. For a thicker sauce, use more of these ingredients, and for a thinner sauce, use less.

Add honey: If you like a touch of sweetness in your sauce, you can add honey to the mixture. Start with a small quantum and acclimate to your taste.

Use mayonnaise: You can replace the sour cream or yogurt with mayonnaise to make a richer and creamier sauce.

Add capers: For a tangy and salty twist, add some capers to the sauce.

Make it spicy: If you like spicy food, you can add a pinch of cayenne pepper or a few drops of hot sauce to the mixture.

Experiment with herbs: Dill is the traditional herb used in this sauce, but you can experiment with other herbs like parsley, chives, or basil to add a different flavor profile.

Use it as a marinade: Lemon dill sauce can also be used as a marinade for chicken or fish before grilling or baking. Just brush the sauce onto the meat before cooking for added flavor.

Make it vegan: You can make a vegan version of this sauce by using dairy-free sour cream or yogurt alternatives like coconut yogurt or cashew sour cream.


  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Lemon Dill Sauce


In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the Greek yogurt, dill, lemon juice, lemon zest, and minced garlic until well combined.

Season the sauce with a swab and pepper to taste. Cover the coliseum with plastic serape and chill for at least 30 twinkles before serving. This will allow the flavors to meld together.

Serve the lemon dill sauce with your favorite fish, chicken, or vegetables.