Grilled Salmon Fillets with a Lemon, Tarragon, and Garlic Sauce


This is perfect for summer grilling, especially if you want something different than the same old same old.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 4 (4 ounce) fillets salmon

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Prepare a grill for high heat.

  2. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil.

  3. Whisk together the mayonnaise, mustard, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, tarragon, salt and pepper; set aside.

  4. Lightly oil the grill grate. Cook the salmon on the grill until the fish flakes easily with a fork, 5 to 10 minutes. Place on a serving plate and top with the prepared sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

512 Calories
46g Fat
4g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 512
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 46g 59%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 544mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 8mg 40%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 373mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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