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Grilled Marinated Salmon with Cucumber Sauce

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Grilled Marinated Salmon with Cucumber Sauce
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 8
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Cucumber and dill flavor a cool sauce that perfectly complements grilled salmon marinated in soy sauce and spices.
Updated May 7, 2009

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

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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    You can use salmon steaks instead of the fillets. Also, halibut is a nice alternative to the salmon for a change of flavor.

Nutrition Information

200 Calories, 10g Total Fat, 25g Protein, 3g Total Carbohydrate, 1g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
16%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
600mg
25%
Potassium
630mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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