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Broiled Salmon with Lemon Tarragon Sauce

Course Fish
Cuisine French
Keyword fish, sauce
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Calories 288 kcal


  • 6 ounces salmon fillets 4 6-ounces salmon fillets
  • 0.5 tsp virgin olive oil ½ teaspoon plus 2 ½ tablespoons virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsps water 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tbsp lemon rind 1 tablespoons grated lemon rind
  • 1 tbsp tarragon 1 tablespoons fresh tarragon leaves
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 shallots 1 small shallots peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 garlic 1 small clove garlic peeled, crushed and finely chopped


  1. Lightly brush the fillets on both side with ½ teaspoon of the oil and arrange them in a single layer on a foil lined cookie sheet.

  2. To make the sauce, place the water, lemon rind, tarragon, vinegar, shallots, salt and pepper, garlic and the remaining 2 ½ tablespoons oil in a small bowl. Mix well.

  3. Preheat the broiler. Place the fillets under the broiler so they are no more that 2” from the heat. Broil for 5 minutes or until all cooked. Remove from the oven, cover and set aside for 2 minutes.

  4. To serve place a fillet on each plated. Drizzle about 1 ½ tablespoon of sauce on each fillet.

Nutrition Facts
Broiled Salmon with Lemon Tarragon Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 288 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 93mg31%
Sodium 82mg4%
Potassium 887mg25%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 145IU3%
Vitamin C 9.6mg12%
Calcium 41mg4%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.