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Salmon Tacos with Caper-Dill Sauce

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Last week, when I posted the Swedish Gravlax Recipe, it got me thinking. About tacos. Don’t tell me – it got you thinking about tacos too?! Yoooou vixen.

So there I was, thinking about caper-y, dill-y salmon tacos. And immediately before I admitted to myself how strange that may be, it dawned on me that this may be the best invention yet. First off, it’s a taco. Major score. Second off, it’s totally date food in the form of taco. And who needs date food? Everyone.

I know. You’re looking at me like, “Julia, I hate salmon.” To which I respond: “not today, you don’t!”

I love these tacos on so many levels, my typing fingers can barely keep up with my taco-loving brain. They’re flying right off the handle!

You know all about how I like to replace mayonnaise (gross-uh-naise) with plain yogurt and turn it into glorious sauces. That’s what I did! I did just that!  Mixed up some plain yogurt with capers, dill, lemon zest and lemon juice and whamo!

Salmon Tacos  with Caper-Dill Yogurt Sauce - - - > https://www.theroastedroot.net

Who’s taking the midnight train going anywhere? Definitely these tacos. And you’re going with them.

Salmon Tacos with Caper-Dill Yogurt Sauce

Salmon Tacos with Caper-Dill Sauce

Yield: 6 to 8 tacos
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

A most unique taco recipe, these salmon tacos with creamy caper-dill sauce are light yet satisfying.

Ingredients

For the Salmon

  • 1 lb . salmon fillet
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 sprigs fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon capers

For the Caper Dill Sauce

  • ¼ cup plain yogurt
  • ¼ teaspoon dried dill
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • Pinch of salt

For serving tacos

  • Cooked brown rice
  • 6 corn tortillas

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the salmon fillet on a long piece of foil. Drizzle melted butter and oil over the fillet. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and capers.
  3. Lay 2 sprigs of fresh dill on the salmon fillet and wrap it in the foil.
  4. Place the foil packet on a baking sheet and bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through.
  5. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients for the caper-dill sauce and stir well.
  6. Assemble tacos by adding cooked brown rice, salmon, and caper-dill sauce to corn tortillas.
Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size 1 grams
Amount Per Serving Unsaturated Fat 0g
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