Pepper-Crusted Salmon with Yogurt-Lime Sauce


The tangy sauce on this salmon dish will leave you wanting more.

Pepper-Crusted Salmon Yogurt-Lime Sauce
Photo: Jacob Fox
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
6 mins
Total Time:
21 mins
1 cup sauce


  • 1 2.75 pound fresh or frozen skinless salmon fillet

  • 1 teaspoon multi-colored peppercorns, coarsely crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 2 teaspoon olive oil

  • ¾ cup plain fat-free yogurt

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley

  • 1 lime

  • ½ minced fresh ginger


  1. Thaw fish, if frozen. Rinse fish; pat dry. Sprinkle fish with crushed peppercorns and salt; gently press peppercorns into salmon. In an extra-large nonstick skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add fish; cook about 6 minutes or until fish flakes easily, turning once.

  2. Meanwhile, for yogurt-lime sauce, remove zest and squeeze 2 tsp. juice from lime. In a bowl combine 1/2 tsp. of the zest, the lime juice, yogurt, honey, parsley, and ginger.

  3. Cut fish into serving-size pieces; serve with yogurt-lime sauce. If desired, sprinkle with additional lime zest.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

224 Calories
10g Fat
8g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 224
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 232mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 2.6mg 13%
Calcium 108mg 8%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 689mg 15%
Folate, total 35.8mcg
Vitamin B-12 3.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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