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Dilly Salmon Recipe
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Dilly Salmon Recipe

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This moist and tender salmon fillet is marinated in a tangy dill sauce. The attractive entree comes from Karla Sprague of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.
MAKES:8-12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.
MAKES: 8-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2/3 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 salmon fillet (1 inch thick and 3 pounds), cut in half widthwise

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk the mustard, wine, brown sugar, vinegar and soy sauce until well blended. Gradually whisk in oil. Stir in dill and pepper. Place salmon in a shallow glass dish. Pour 2 cups marinade over salmon. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade for basting.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Place salmon skin side down on grill. Grill, covered, over medium-hot heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5 minutes. Baste with some of the reserved marinade. Grill or broil 7-9 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with a fork, basting occasionally. Yield: 8-12 servings.
Originally published as Dilly Salmon in Simple & Delicious July/August 2006, p46

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Jul. 20, 2014

This one is a keeper at our house. I didn't have fresh dill but thought with what I used it still tasted great.

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Reviewed Jan. 14, 2013

This was delicious. I also put aside some extra marinade to use as sauce at the table. I cooked the fish under the broiler as I did not want to stand outside in the cold rain. It came out perfect! I will definitely make this again.

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Reviewed Jun. 17, 2011

I served this as the main dish at my parent's anniversary dinner. It was delicious!! The best salmon ever.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2009

I love this recipe! I think the marinade tastes so good that I make extra and use it as a sauce. My favorite way to serve it is with rice and baby carrots. Sometimes I pour a little of the marinade on the baby carrots too. Yummy!

~Amy C.

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Reviewed Dec. 30, 2008

this recipe sounds marvelous and I will try it tommorow and let you know how it turned out

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