Main dish, fish/seafood

Salmon with Curried Yogurt & Cucumber Salad


Three ingredients you probably already have on hand—curry powder, yogurt and lemon juice—meld into a mouthwatering sauce that transforms simple grilled salmon. This healthy and easy dinner recipe comes together in just 20 minutes.
Prep time 20
Cook Time 0
Total Time 20

Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 Servings
Calories 258kcal
Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 68mg
Sodium 383mg
Carbohydrates 4g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total sugars 3g
Protein 30g
Potassium 650mg


STEP 1 Preheat grill to medium-high.
STEP 2 Brush salmon with 1 tablespoon oil and sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Oil the grill rack. Grill the salmon, turning once, until just cooked through, about 6 minutes.
STEP 3 Meanwhile, combine cucumber, cilantro and shallot with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Whisk yogurt, lemon juice, curry powder and the remaining 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper in a small bowl.
STEP 4 Serve the salmon with the yogurt sauce and the cucumber salad.
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1.25 pounds salmon fillet , cut into 4 portions

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil , divided

½ teaspoon salt , divided

½ teaspoon ground pepper , divided

½ cup sliced cucumber

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

2 tablespoons minced shallot

½ cup low-fat plain yogurt

2 tablespoons lemon juice

¼ teaspoon curry powder

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