Go Back
+ servings
seasonal affective disorder, fall, winter, blues, depression

Salmon & Creamy Spinach With Mushroom Sauce

Salmon filets nestled in a creamy mushroom sauce made with spinach, onions, heavy cream, and white wine.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 4 mins
Cook Time 11 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 582 kcal


Salmon & Creamy Spinach With Mushroom Sauce

  • 4 piece salmon filet
  • 3 tbsp olive oil divided
  • ½ onion sliced
  • ½ pound oyster mushrooms (or mushroom of your choice) sliced
  • 1 tsp fresh garlic minced
  • 3 cups baby spinach leaves loosely packed
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Pat the salmon very dry on both sides. Season with salt and pepper. Heat skillet over medium-high heat with just 2 tablespoons of olive oil. When hot, place salmon skin side down. Cook for 2 minutes, until the skin is crispy.
  • Turn the heat down to medium, flip the salmon. With a piece of tin foil, cover the salmon loosely. This will cook the salmon while still allowing the steam to escape, keeping the skin crispy. Cook for 3-4 minutes, until the salmon is nearly cooked through, pink in the middle (we will finish cooking the salmon at a later step.) Remove the salmon to a clean plate.
  • Return the skillet to the stove and turn the heat to medium-high. When hot, swirl in the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Add in the onions and the mushrooms. Cook for 3 minutes, until the onions are softened and the mushrooms are nicely browned.
  • Add in the minced garlic and the spinach. Stir and let the garlic sizzle in the oil for a few seconds until fragrant. Add in the white wine and let cook for 1 minute until alcohol has evaporated. Stir in heavy cream. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Return the cooked salmon to the pan, and let it snuggle in the creamy sauce - let the salmon finish cooking, about 30 seconds to 1 minute. The spinach should be wilted but still bright green.


Calories: 582kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 38gFat: 44gSaturated Fat: 17gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 175mgSodium: 127mgPotassium: 1275mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 3080IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 89mgIron: 3mg
Keyword creamy, pan seared salmon, salmon, salmon recipe
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!