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Moroccan Grilled Salmon

Makes 2 servings
Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 20 min
Ease of Preparation: Easy

 2 tablespoons low-fat or nonfat plain yogurt
 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
 1 tablespoon lemon juice
 1 ½ teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
 1 clove garlic, minced
 3/4 teaspoon paprika
 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
 teaspoon salt
 Freshly ground pepper to taste
 8 ounces center-cut salmon fillet, skinned and cut into 2 portions
 2 lemon wedges


1. Combine yogurt, parsley, cilantro, lemon juice, oil, garlic, paprika, cumin, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the sauce; cover and refrigerate. Place salmon in a medium sealable plastic bag. Pour in the remaining yogurt mixture, seal the bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 10 (or up to 30) minutes.

2. Meanwhile, preheat grill to medium-high.

3. Oil the grill rack.  Remove the salmon from the marinade, blotting any excess. Grill the salmon until it is browned and just cooked through, 4 to 5 minutes per side. Top the salmon with the reserved sauce and garnish with lemon wedges.

Nutritional Notes: 290 calories; 20 g fat; 68 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrate; 23 g protein; 0 g fiber; 184 mg sodium; 481 mg potassium.