Salmon with Asian Slaw and Citrus Yogurt Sauce

May 10, 2010


Author Notes: Fresh, simple, and quick - my perfect dinner!Erin McDowell

Serves: 4

Ingredients

Salmon with Citrus Yogurt Sauce

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • juice and zest of 1 lime
  • juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • juice and zest of 1/2 orange
  • salt and pepper, as needed
  • 4 fillets of salmon (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

Asian Slaw

  • 1/2 cup carrots, thinly sliced or grated
  • 1/2 cup cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 cup broccoli, thinly sliced or grated
  • 1/2 cup celery, thinly sliced or grated
  • 1/4 cup scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • juice and zest of 1 lime
  • juice and zest of 1/2 orange
  • juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds (or more to taste)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
In This Recipe

Directions

Salmon with Citrus Yogurt Sauce

  1. In a bowl, combine the yogurt, zest, and juices together to form a smooth sauce. Season with salt to taste.
  2. Season the salmon with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a large saute pan over medium high heat.
  3. Add the salmon and cook until browned on each side, about 5-6 minutes on each side. Finish for a few minutes under the broiler for an even crisper crust.

Asian Slaw

  1. Mix the vegetables with the citrus juices, zest, vinegar, oil, and sesame seeds. Season with salt and pepper to taste. If you like, you can let it sit for awhile (up to overnight) to let the flavors meld.

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Reviews (2) Questions (1)

2 Reviews

Author Comment
Erin M. May 12, 2010
Thanks!
 
lapadia May 12, 2010
Love the citrus salmon/salad combination you have here.