Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Avoid this recipe if you are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


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You can use mild paprika for this recipe but hot paprika is even better. The spice is great with the salmon and the yogurt sauce is the perfect cool complement.


Seared Salmon with Caper Yogurt Sauce

Servings: 4 | Serving size: 4 ounces fish with sauce

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

This recipe makes great leftovers: serve the salmon cold with sauce.

Serve with Quinoa with Peas or Quinoa with Peas - Low Sodium Version or Garbanzo and Feta Salad


Serve with Jicama Salad or Herbed Zucchini or Minted Carrots or Minted Carrots - Low Sodium Version

1/2 small cucumber (seeded but no peeled)
1/2 cup non fat Greek yogurt
1 Tbsp capers
1 Tbsp fresh oregano (minced)
1 small green onion (thinly sliced)
1/8 tsp salt
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)
4 4 ounce salmon filets
1 tsp paprika
2 tsp olive oil

Grate the cucumber. Place it in a bowl with the yogurt, capers oregano, green onion, salt and pepper. Chill.

Sprinkle the salmon with the paprika.

Place the olive oil in a large skillet over high heat. When the oil is hot add the salmon skin side down. Cook for about 5 minutes and turn over. Cook for another 5 - 6 minutes. Serve with the caper sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 4 ounces with sauce

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 234 Calories from Fat 109
  % Daily Value
Total Fat 12g 19%
    Saturated Fat 2g 10%
    Monounsaturated Fat 6g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 213mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
    Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
    Sugars 3g
Protein 26g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 8% Iron 5%
Vitamin K 11 mcg Potassium 577 mg
Magnesium 39 mg