Grilled Salmon Sandwich with Dill Sauce

Grilled Salmon Sandwich with Dill Sauce

Background and History:

Grilled salmon sandwiches are a delightful and healthy choice for seafood enthusiasts. Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, and when combined with a zesty dill sauce, it creates a mouthwatering experience.

Ingredients:

  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 4 whole-grain hamburger buns
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon capers, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Lettuce, tomato, and red onion slices (optional, for garnish)

Instructions:

  • Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  • Season the salmon fillets with salt and black pepper.
  • Place the salmon fillets on the grill and cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork.
  • While the salmon is grilling, you can prepare the dill sauce. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, fresh dill, lemon juice, and capers. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Toast the whole-grain buns on the grill until they are lightly browned.
  • Assemble your sandwiches by spreading the dill sauce on the toasted buns. Place a grilled salmon fillet on the bun, and add lettuce, tomato, and red onion slices if desired.
  • Serve your grilled salmon sandwiches with your favorite side dishes and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories per serving: Approximately 350 calories (may vary based on specific ingredients and serving sizes).
  • Salmon is a great source of protein, healthy fats, and essential nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids.

Notes:

  • You can customize your sandwich with additional toppings like avocado, pickles, or cheese.
  • Adjust the dill sauce’s ingredients to suit your taste preferences.
  • Grilled vegetables like zucchini or bell peppers make a fantastic side dish.

Allergy Warning:

  • If you have a seafood or mustard allergy, please avoid this dish. Be cautious about cross-contamination during preparation and cooking.