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Grilled Salmon with Creamy Tarragon Sauce

 Grilled Salmon with Creamy Tarragon Sauce
Joyce Turley of Slaughter, Kentucky accents succulent salmon with a zippy sauce featuring tarragon, green onions, lime juice and hot pepper sauce.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 salmon fillet (1 pound)
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce


  • Spoon oil on both sides of salmon. Using long-handled tongs, moisten
  • a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack.
  • Place salmon, skin side down, on grill rack. Grill, covered, over
  • medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 20-25 minutes or until
  • fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • For sauce, combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Serve
  • with salmon. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (4 ounces of salmon with 2 tablespoons of sauce, prepared with fat-free yogurt and mayonnaise) equals 265 calories, 15 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 76 mg cholesterol, 130 mg sodium,

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Grilled Salmon with Creamy Tarragon Sauce (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fat.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.