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Broiled Salmon with Cucumber-Dill Sauce

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.

Ingredients

  • 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
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 9.3 g
  • satfat 3.8 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 35.8 g
  • carbohydrate 7.9 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 95 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 421 mg
  • 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 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. Place fillets, skin sides up, on broiler rack coated with cooking spray. Broil 7 minutes. Turn fillets; 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, if desired.

  4. carbo rating: 7

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