Salmoriglio Sauce

Salmoriglio (sahl-moh-REE-lyee-o) is a pungent Italian sauce of olive oil, lemon, garlic, and oregano. Pass it around the table for drizzling over the fish. Freshness is key for this vibrant sauce, so make it as close to serving time as possible.



1/4 cup (serving size: 2 teaspoons)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 44
Caloriesfromfat 92 %
Fat 4.5 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 3.3 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 1.1 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 320 mg
Calcium 9 mg


2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
2 garlic cloves, minced
Dash of freshly ground black pepper


Combine all ingredients, stirring well with a whisk.