Broiled Salmon with Cucumber-Dill Sauce

3
Total Time
22 min
Prep
8 min
Cook
14 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
The crisp coolness of cucumber and the bite of fresh dill make a refreshing summer sauce for salmon.

Ingredients

reduced-fat sour cream

¾ cup(s)

cucumber(s)

1 small, peeled, seeded and chopped (about 3/4 cup)

uncooked shallot(s)

1 small, peeled and finely chopped

dill

2 Tbsp, fresh

table salt

½ tsp, divided

black pepper

½ tsp, freshly ground, divided

uncooked farmed salmon fillet(s) with or without skin

1½ pound(s), four 6-oz pieces

cooking spray

1 spray(s)

lemon(s)

1 medium, cut in wedges (optional)

Instructions

  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 remaining salt and pepper. Place fillets, skin side up, on broiler rack coated with cooking spray. Broil 7 minutes; turn fillets, and 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 wedges, if desired. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1⁄3 cup sauce).

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