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Sauce for Grilled Salmon

sauce for grilled salmon

Sauces for Salmon

These classic recipes are generally considered the best sauces for grilled salmon. They include a dill sauce for salmon, cucumber sauce, and a spicy orange sauce. All of them are quick, easy, and delicious. Try 'em and tell us what you think at the bottom of this page.

Easy Dill Sauce for Salmon

Ingredients
(Covers Up to 1 lb)
Prep: 5 min Chill: 30 min

  • 1/2 cup sour cream (or plain yogurt)


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard


  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill


  • Directions

    Just mix everything together. Then chill at least 30 minutes before serving this delicious dill sauce for salmon.

    Now that you've got the right sauce, you might take a look at our easy instructions for grilling salmon.


    Cucumber Sauce for Grilled Salmon

    Ingredients
    (Covers Up to 1 lb)
    Prep: 15 min Chill: 30 min

  • 2 small cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and finely diced (or pickling cucumbers)


  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • 2/3 cup low-fat plain yogurt


  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh mint leaves


  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh dill


  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh onion


  • Directions

    Toss diced cucumber and salt together in a colander. Allow to drain for 10 minutes.

    In a serving bowl, combine the yogurt, mint, dill, and onion. Mix in the drained cucumber. Chill at least 30 minutes before serving this cucumber sauce on your grilled salmon.

    Now that you've got the right sauce, you might take a look at our easy instructions for grilling salmon.


    Grilled Salmon with Orange Sauce

    Ingredients
    (Covers Up to 1 lb)
    Time: 10 - 15 min

  • 5 tablespoons fresh orange juice


  • 1 teaspoon orange zest (optional)


  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro


  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root


  • 1 clove garlic, minced


  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce


  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil


  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)


  • Directions

    In a saucepan, whisk all the ingredients together. Place saucepan over medium high heat to bring orange sauce to a boil.

    Reduce heat to medium and allow to simmer until the sauce has thickened slightly. Serve warm drizzled over grilled salmon.


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