Grilled Marinated Salmon with Cucumber Sauce

Cucumber and dill flavor a cool sauce that perfectly complements grilled salmon marinated in soy sauce and spices.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Salmon

1/4
cup soy sauce
3
tablespoons lemon juice
2
tablespoons water
1 1/2
teaspoons garlic powder
1/2
teaspoon onion powder
1
salmon fillet, about 1 inch thick (2 to 2 1/4 lb)
2
teaspoons vegetable oil

Sauce

1/2
cup sour cream
1 1/2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
1
teaspoon cider vinegar
1/4
teaspoon onion powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
2/3
cup chopped unpeeled cucumber

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In shallow nonmetal dish, mix soy sauce, lemon juice, water, garlic powder and onion powder. Add salmon, skin side up. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix sauce ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 3 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Brush skin side of salmon with oil. Place salmon, skin side down, on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 13 to18 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. To serve, cut into 8 pieces. Serve with sauce.
  • 1 In shallow nonmetal dish, mix soy sauce, lemon juice, water, garlic powder and onion powder. Add salmon, skin side up. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix sauce ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 3 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Brush skin side of salmon with oil. Place salmon, skin side down, on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 13 to18 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. To serve, cut into 8 pieces. Serve with sauce.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

You can use salmon steaks instead of the fillets. Also, halibut is a nice alternative to the salmon for a change of flavor.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
600mg
600%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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 Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.