Salmon with Lemon Dill Sauce

May 12, 2015

in Dinner in a Dash, Gluten Free, Recipes

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This salmon with lemon dill sauce is such an easy and elegant dish. Not to mention delicious! What better way to get your omega 3’s than a fresh fillet of wild salmon? This is a very simple meal to prepare, and the sauce is amazing and since its served on the side, you can have it with salmon or any other fish you like. It would also be great with halibut or cod.

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I kept the seasoning simple on the salmon, as I just used pepper, and a no-salt seasoning I had on hand. But you can season the fish however you like. Old Bay seasoning is also great on seafood if you have that around.

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I love to serve fish with rice and either a salad or a steamed vegetable. On this particular night I used a ready-to-heat rice, this one pictured was a combination of brown rice and quinoa. It was really nice, and I got the spanish style rice. The brand was Seeds of Change in case you’re interested.

I hope you give this easy recipe a try next time you’re having salmon!

Salmon with Lemon Dill Sauce
 
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Recipe type: Main
Yield: 1 fish fillet and ½ of the sauce
Ingredients
  • 2 x 5 oz fillets salmon (I used wild sockeye salmon)
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp no-salt added seasoning (I used Epicure salmon & fish rub)
For the Sauce
  • ¼ cup non-fat greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp light mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp garlic, finely chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven or outdoor grill to 375 degrees F.
  2. Season the raw salmon with pepper and seasoning.
  3. Place the salmon on parchment paper and place on a cookie sheet or grill pan if going into the oven. If placing on the BBQ, place fish on foil sprayed with cooking spray.
  4. Meanwhile, make the sauce. In a small bowl, mix together all the sauce ingredients.
  5. Cook the salmon for about 15 minutes or until cooked through and can flake easily with a fork.
  6. Serve salmon with the sauce on the side.
Nutrition
Serving size: 1 serving Calories: 219 Fat: 11.6 g Saturated fat: 1.5 g Carbs: 3.9 g Sugar: 1 g Sodium: 190 mg Fiber: 0.3 g Protein: 23 g Cholesterol: 61 mg

 

 

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