Make Ahead

Herby Yogurt Sauce for Fish

March 12, 2019
Photo by Rocky Luten
Author Notes

This green sauce is great for fish—especially salmon. The fresh dill and oregano bring lots of herby, bright flavor, while the urfa biber adds subtle heat. Note: You can also use this as a salad dressing or dip for crudités. —Josh Cohen

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 5 minutes
  • Makes about 1 1/2 cups
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon urfa biber chile (or substitute 1/2 teaspoon chili powder)
  • 3/4 cup dill, loosely packed
  • 1/3 cup oregano leaves, loosely packed
  • 1 anchovy fillet (optional)
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Add all the ingredients to a high-powered blender, and blend until smooth. Taste the sauce. Adjust with more salt if you want (or more anchovy). Serve this sauce over fish, or use as a salad dressing or a dip for crudités. This sauce will last for a few days in the refrigerator.

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Josh Cohen

Recipe by: Josh Cohen

Born and raised in Brooklyn, I'm perpetually inspired by the diversity of foods that exist in this city. I love shopping at the farmer's market, making ingredients taste like the best versions of themselves, and rolling fresh pasta.