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Grilled Salmon with Yogurt-Mint Sauce

Grab a spoon and dig into this refrigerator staple to make your meals and baked goodies sing.

All You APRIL 2008

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Cook time:10 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes
  • Strain:2 Hours
  • Cost Per Serving:$3.11


  • 1 1/2 cups plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1 small clove garlic, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 6-oz. salmon fillets, about 1 inch thick


Pour yogurt into a strainer set over a bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, refrigerate and let drain until thickened, about 2 hours. Discard liquid in bowl, spoon yogurt into another bowl and stir in cucumber, mint, garlic, and salt and pepper to taste.

Preheat a gas grill on high, covered, for 10 minutes, then turn heat to medium. Oil a grill rack. Sprinkle salmon fillets with salt and pepper. Place salmon fillets, flesh side down, on oiled rack and cook, covered, for 4 minutes. Turn salmon carefully and continue to grill until just cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes longer. Serve with yogurt sauce on the side.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 269
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 0g
  • Protein: 39g
  • Carbohydrate: 10g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 133mg
  • Sodium: 434mg

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