Grilled Salmon with Lemon-Herb Butter Sauce

Blend a fragrant and fresh dill and lemon sauce right before serving perfectly grilled fillets.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Sauce

2
tablespoons finely chopped shallots
1/4
cup dry white wine
3
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
6
tablespoons COLD butter
1
tablespoon chopped fresh dill
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives
1/8
teaspoon pepper

Salmon

1
tablespoon olive oil
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1
lb. salmon fillets, cut into 4 pieces
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small saucepan, combine shallots, wine and 3 tablespoons lemon juice. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until mixture is reduced to about 2 to 3 tablespoons, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Remove from heat. Stir in cold butter 1 tablespoon at a time until each is well blended. Stir in dill, chives and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Cover to keep warm.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine oil and 1 tablespoon lemon juice; mix well. Brush over salmon fillets. Sprinkle with salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  • 4 When grill is heated, place salmon, skin side up, on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork, turning once and brushing occasionally with any remaining oil mixture. If necessary, reheat butter sauce over very low heat, stirring constantly. Serve salmon with butter sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
    Calories
    345
    (
    Calories from Fat
    245),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    27g
    27%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    120mg
    120%;
    Sodium
    340mg
    340%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    2g
    2%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    24g
    24%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    16%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    3 1/2 Lean Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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