Grilled Salmon with Creamy Tarragon Sauce
This recipe accents succulent salmon with a zippy sauce featuring tarragon, green onions, lime juice and hot pepper sauce. —Joyce Turley. Slaughter, Kentucky
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 salmon fillet (1 pound)
- 1 cup 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.
Nutrition Facts4 ounce-weight: 265 calories, 15g fat (3g saturated fat), 76mg cholesterol, 130mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fat.
Originally published as Grilled Salmon with Creamy Tarragon Sauce in Taste of Home June/July 2003
Jan 4, 2015
I have made this recipe for years and still today, it is without a doubt our favorite way to eat salmon. I add lots of green onions because we love the bite it adds. This is fabulous- so so very glad we tried this all those years ago!