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Grilled Salmon with Creamy Tarragon Sauce Recipe

Grilled Salmon with Creamy Tarragon Sauce Recipe

Joyce Turley of Slaughter, Kentucky accents succulent salmon with a zippy sauce featuring tarragon, green onions, lime juice and hot pepper sauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 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


  • 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. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional 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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murrworm88 User ID: 1697209 216896
Reviewed 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!"

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