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Pan-Seared Salmon with Lemon-Dill Yogurt Sauce

Pan-seared salmon with lemon-dill yogurt sauce is a cooling summer recipe. For a slightly sweet version, add a few tablespoons of freshly squeezed orange juice to the yogurt sauce. per serving: 369 calories; 30 g protein; 19 g fat; 19 g carb; 4 g fiber. Get more wild salmon recipes

  • yield: Makes 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain soy or regular yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 4-ounce salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 cups cooked mixed fresh vegetables or thawed frozen mixed vegetables
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Step 1

    In a medium bowl combine the yogurt, dill, lemon zest, and olive oil. Mix well and set aside.

  2. Step 2

    In a large saute pan, melt butter and sear salmon fillets on medium-high heat, flesh side down, for about 3 minutes. Turn the fillets over and cook for about 3 more minutes. Place fish on a warm serving plate.

  3. Step 3

    Heat canola oil; saute garlic until fragrant. Add vegetables; saute until heated through. Season with salt and pepper to taste

  4. Step 4

    To serve, arrange vegetables around fish fillets and spoon yogurt sauce over fish. Serve warm.

Source
Body+Soul, April/May 2005

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Reviews (4)

  • 14 Nov, 2013

    I make this at least once a month. It is easy to make and has completely changed my husband's thoughts on salmon.

  • 18 Sep, 2009

    Where is recipe???

  • 12 Sep, 2009

    Where is the recipe????

  • 16 May, 2009

    This is super easy and super yummy. Great way to do salmon for the summer