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Grilled Salmon with Feta & Cream Dressing

Dairy Farmers of Canada
  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 10 - 15 mins
  • Cooking Time 5 - 7 mins
  • Yields 6 servings
  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 10 - 15 mins
  • Cooking Time 5 - 7 mins
  • Yields 6 servings

Feta Cheese won in the semi-soft cheese category of the 8th Canadian Cheese Grand Prix.

Learn about 2013 Canadian Cheese Grand Prix Champion Cheeses.


Feta and Cream Dressing:
1/3 cup (80 mL) Canadian Feta cheese, crumbled
3/4 cup (180 mL) cucumbers, crudely chopped
2 tbsp (30 mL) green onions, chopped
1 cup (250 mL) plain yogurt
1/3 cup (80 mL) 35 % cream
1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
Pepper, to taste

Dill and Lemon Butter:
1/3 cup (80 mL) butter
1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh dill, chopped

6 salmon steaks, 6 oz (180 g) each
6 cups (1.5 L) mixed salad greens
1 cup (250 mL) minced radishes
2 tomatoes, sliced
2 green onions, minced
1/2 cucumber, minced
Fresh dill, to decorate


Feta and Cream Dressing:
Puree cucumber and green onions in an electric mixer or food processor. Add yogurt, Canadian Feta cheese, cream and a few drops of lemon juice. Season with pepper.

Dill and Lemon Butter:
Blend together butter, dill and lemon juice. Season with pepper.

Brush salmon steaks with dill and lemon butter. Place steaks on preheated barbecue grill and cook for about 3,4 minutes. Brush steaks again, then turn them over and cook 2,3 more minutes or until done.

In a bowl, thoroughly toss salad greens, radishes, tomatoes and green onions with Feta and Cream Dressing. Arrange salad on plates and place steaks beside it.

Decorate with dill sprigs and minced cucumber, then drizzle with Feta and Cream Dressing.

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The robust flavour of feta cheese makes it perfect for a variety of dishes.

Try a simple technique of grilling en papillotte with feta and more cheeses.


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Feta is considered to be a part of the soft cheese cateogry.

Learn about Canadian feta cheese.

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 549 Calories
Protein: 40 g
Carbohydrate: 13 g
Fat: 38 g
Calcium: 17 % / 192 mg
Fibre: 2.5 g
Sodium: 390 mg

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