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Ginger Salmon with Cucumber Lime Sauce

Lime with ginger is a favorite flavor combo for me, especially with grilled salmon. So good. Even with the cucumber sauce, this recipe is easy, too. —Noelle Myers, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon grated lime zest
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • SALMON:
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 10 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • Place the first 13 ingredients in a blender. Cover and process until pureed.
  • In a small bowl, mix ginger, lime juice, oil, salt and pepper. Rub over flesh side of salmon fillets.
  • Lightly oil the grill rack. Place salmon on rack, skin side down. Grill, covered, over medium-high heat 10-12 minutes or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork. Serve with sauce.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 327 calories, 20g fat (4g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 372mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.

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