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Broiled Salmon with Cucumber-Dill Sauce

Prep time 8 mins
Cook time 14 mins
Yield 4 servings,(serving size: 1 fillet and 1/3 cup sauce)
The crisp coolness of cucumber and the bite of fresh dill make a refreshing summer sauce for salmon.


  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded, and chopped (about 3/4 cup)
  • 1 small shallot, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
  • Cooking spray
  • Lemon wedges (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 262
  • fat 9.3 g
  • satfat 3.8 g
  • protein 35.8 g
  • carbohydrate 7.9 g
  • cholesterol 95 mg
  • iron 1.0 mg
  • sodium 421 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 32 %
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • calcium 134 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

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  2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a small serving bowl; stir in 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

  3. Sprinkle fillets with remaining salt and pepper. Place fillets, skin side up, on broiler rack coated with cooking spray. Broil 7 minutes; turn fillets, and broil 5 to 7 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Remove skin from fillets. Serve fillets with sauce and lemon wedges, if desired.

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