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Salmon with Cucumber Sauce Recipe

A thick and creamy white sauce with chopped cucumber tops broiled salmon fillets in this tasty main dish from Shirley Glaab of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Special enough for company, it also makes a fast weeknight supper.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped peeled cucumber
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • Dash salt
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. For sauce, in a bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Refrigerate until serving. Broil salmon 4-6 in. from the heat for 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with cucumber sauce. Yield: 4 servings (1-1/2 cups sauce).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 343 calories, 32 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 227 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 10 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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