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Grilled Salmon with Lemon Dill Sauce

Grilled Salmon with Lemon Dill Sauce
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4
Our Grilled Salmon with Lemon Dill Sauce will make you legendary in the kitchen (but we know you're likely already there, kitchen wiz). With a creamy, tangy lemon dill sauce and tender salmon, this recipe will leave family and friends asking for seconds. Whether you're firing up the grill for our salmon with dill sauce or using the broiler, you've got what it takes to make it incredible. In a pinch, you can substitute lime for lemon in the dill sauce for salmon. We love this dish for lunch and dinner.
Updated June 22, 2021

Ingredients

Marinade

  • 1 tablespoon canola or olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
  • 1 lb salmon fillets, cut into 4 pieces (4 oz each)

Lemon-Dill Sauce

  • 1 container (6 oz) Greek Fat Free plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed or 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Steps

  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix all marinade ingredients except salmon.
  • 2
    In 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, arrange salmon pieces skin side up in single layer. Pour marinade over salmon; turn to coat. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 20 minutes.
  • 3
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. Brush grill rack with oil. Remove salmon from marinade; discard marinade. Place skin side down on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 10 to 15 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix sauce ingredients. Serve with salmon.

  • To broil salmon with lemon dill sauce, place skin side down on a sprayed rack in broiler pan; broil with top 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, brushing with marinade during last 8 minutes of cooking time.
  • You can substitute lime peel and juice for the lemon in the lemon dill sauce and marinade for a refreshing lime flavor.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
26%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Potassium
670mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
11g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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