Episode 213: Behind the Smoke

Lemon-Dill Sauce

Lemon-Dill Sauce with Danish Smoked Shrimp

This simple sauce—bright with lemon zest and juice and fresh dill—goes great not only with shrimp, but with any smoked seafood.


Lemon-Dill Sauce

Recipe Notes

  • Yield: Makes 1 cup


  • ½ cup mayonnaise, Hellmann’s or Best Foods or smoked mayonnaise
  • ½ cup sour cream or smoked sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • Coarse salt (sea or kosher) and freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Steps

Step 1: Combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, dill, lemon juice, and lemon zest in a bowl and whisk to mix, adding salt and pepper to taste.

Step 2: Transfer to an attractive serving bowl and refrigerate until serving.

Recipe Tips

Serve with Danish Smoked Shrimp.

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