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Salmon with Roasted Jalapeno-Yogurt Sauce

Looking for a low-calorie way to treat your seared salmon? Try this yogurt based sauce spiced up with roasted jalapeno peppers and flavored with roasted garlic and a bit of cilantro. It is super quick to whip together and adds a fresh flavor.

Salmon with Roasted Jalapeno-Yogurt Sauce


  • 2 6-ounce salmon fillets
  • 2 cloves roasted garlic
  • 1 roasted jalapeno pepper
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoon unflavored Greek yogurt
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil, or spray oil for a lighter touch

Cooking Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Heat an oven-ready sauté pan to medium heat and lightly oil.
  • Season salmon fillets with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Sear 1-2 minutes each side.
  • Remove from heat and add to oven.
  • Cook another 6-7 minutes or until salmon is cooked through to your liking.
  • While salmon is cooking, to a food processor, add garlic, roasted jalapeno, cilantro and yogurt.
  • Process until smooth. Salt and pepper to your liking.
  • Remove salmon from oven, set onto plate and top with roasted jalapeno sauce.
  • Serve.

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