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Broiled Salmon with Cucumber-Dill Sauce

Broiled Salmon with Cucumber-Dill Sauce

The crisp coolness of cucumber and the bite of fresh dill make a refreshing summer sauce for salmon.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1/3 cup sauce)


  • 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)


1. Preheat broiler.

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.

carbo rating: 7

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 262
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 9.3g
  • Saturated fat: 3.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 35.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 7.9g
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Cholesterol: 95mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 421mg
  • Calcium: 134mg

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