Friday, March 18, 2011

Grilled Salmon with Cucumber Yogurt Salad

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Chill: 15 minutes
Yield: Serves 4

2 cucumbers, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1 cup plain yogurt
1/2 small clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried dill, or 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill
1 1/2 pounds salmon fillet, cut into 4 pieces
1 tablespoon olive oil
Salt and pepper

1. In a medium bowl, combine cucumbers, yogurt, garlic and dill and mix well. Cover and refrigerate at least 15 minutes or up to 6 hours.

2. Preheat gas grill to medium-high. Rub salmon with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Oil grill and cook salmon, skin side down, 4 to 5 minutes. Use a wide spatula to flip salmon; grill until just opaque, another 4 to 5 minutes.

3. Season cucumber salad with salt and pepper and serve alongside salmon.

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