Grilled Salmon Skewers with Creamy Dill Yogurt Sauce

Grilled Salmon Skewers with Creamy Dill Yogurt Sauce is a delightful and healthy dish perfect for summer barbecues, family dinners, or a light and satisfying meal. The tender, flaky salmon is marinated in a flavorful blend of herbs and spices, then grilled to perfection. The creamy dill yogurt sauce adds a refreshing and tangy contrast, making each bite a burst of deliciousness. This dish is not only tasty but also packed with nutrients, making it a great option for those who want to enjoy a flavorful yet wholesome meal.

7. **Serve:**
– Transfer the grilled salmon skewers to a serving platter. Serve immediately with the creamy dill yogurt sauce on the side or drizzled over the skewers.


### Tips and Variations:

– **Additional Marinade Options:** Add a tablespoon of honey or maple syrup to the marinade for a touch of sweetness.
– **Vegetable Skewers:** For a complete meal, thread some vegetables (like cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, zucchini, or red onions) onto separate skewers and grill alongside the salmon.
– **Alternative Proteins:** This recipe works well with other fish like cod or halibut, or even shrimp for a seafood variation.

– **Herb Variations:** Experiment with other fresh herbs like parsley, cilantro, or basil in the marinade and sauce for different flavor profiles.

### The Experience:

Grilled Salmon Skewers with Creamy Dill Yogurt Sauce are a feast for both the eyes and the palate. The salmon, perfectly charred on the outside yet tender and flaky on the inside, is infused with the aromatic flavors of garlic, dill, and lemon.

Each bite is complemented by the tangy and creamy yogurt sauce, which adds a refreshing coolness that balances the grilled salmon’s richness. The vibrant colors and enticing aromas make this dish as beautiful to look at as it is delicious to eat. Whether served at a summer barbecue or a cozy family dinner, these skewers are sure to impress and satisfy.



For the Salmon Skewers:

  • 1 1/2 lbs salmon fillets, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes

For the Creamy Dill Yogurt Sauce:

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Salmon Skewers:
In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried dill, paprika, salt, and pepper.
Add the salmon cubes to the marinade, tossing to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
Thread the marinated salmon cubes onto the soaked wooden skewers.
Grill the salmon skewers for about 2-3 minutes per side, or until the salmon is cooked through and has a nice char.
Remove from the grill and set aside.
Creamy Dill Yogurt Sauce:
In a medium bowl, combine the Greek yogurt, fresh dill, lemon juice, minced garlic, salt, and pepper. Mix until smooth and well combined.
Adjust the seasoning to taste and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Serve the grilled salmon skewers hot, with the creamy dill yogurt sauce on the side.
Garnish with additional fresh dill and lemon wedges if desired.
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Marinating Time: 30 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour
Kcal: 350 kcal per serving | Servings: 4 servings


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