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Grilled Salmon with Cucumber-Yogurt Salad

Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Andrea Steinberg
Prep time 8 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Chill time 15 mins

Serves 4

A grilled salmon fillet served with simple fruits and veggies is a healthy choice for dinner tonight that comes together in a snap.


  • 2 cucumbers, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill, or 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill
  • 1 1/2 pounds salmon fillet, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 283
  • fat 11 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • protein 38 g
  • carbohydrate 6 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 96 mg
  • sodium 433 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a medium bowl, combine cucumbers, yogurt, garlic and dill and mix well. Cover and refrigerate at least 15 minutes or up to 6 hours.

  2. Preheat gas grill to medium-high. Rub salmon with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Oil grill and cook salmon, skin side down, 4 to 5 minutes. Use a wide spatula to flip salmon; grill until just opaque, another 4 to 5 minutes.

  3. Season cucumber salad with salt and pepper and serve alongside salmon.