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Grilled Salmon with Creamy Tarragon Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

This recipe accents succulent salmon with a zippy sauce featuring tarragon, green onions, lime juice and hot pepper sauce. —Joyce Turley. Slaughter, Kentucky


  • 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


  1. 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.
  2. For sauce, combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Serve with salmon.

Nutrition Facts

4 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.

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