Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Grilled Salmon Steaks with Tarragon Sauce

Servings: 4
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total: 20 minutes


  • 4 salmon steaks (1" thick, preferably)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon (or 2 teaspoons crushed dried tarragon)
  • 1 cup plain non-fat yogurt
  • 1 medium plum tomato, seeded and finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced flat-leaf parsley


  1. Start a grill or preheat the broiler.
  2. Brush both sides of salmon with lemon juice. Grill (or broil) for 5 to 6 minutes per side, turning once, until salmon flakes when prodded with the tines of a fork.
  3. Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine shallots, tarragon, yogurt, tomato, and parsley. Mix well.
  4. When salmon steaks are done, arrange on dinner plates and spoon tarragon sauce on top of salmon.

Nutrition Information

Per serving:240 calories (34% calories from fat), 31 g protein, 9 g total fat (1.4 g saturated fat), 7 g carbohydrates, trace dietary fiber, 77 mg cholesterol, 110 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges:4 lean protein, 1/2 carbohydrate (skim milk)




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