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grilled salmon with berries

Grilled Salmon with Nordic Berry Salsa and Yogurt Sauce

This grilled salmon with Nordic berry salsa and herb yogurt sauce is summer on a plate. It will liven up your weeknight dinner but is also perfect for entertaining.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course dinner
Cuisine Gluten-free, Nordic, Scandinavian


  • Grill


Herb Yogurt Sauce

  • 1/2 cup Greek or Skyr yogurt, plain, full-fat
  • 1/4 cup mayonaise
  • 1/4 cup chopped dill or parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives or scallions
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice (1/4 - 1/2 lemon)
  • salt to taste

Nordic Berry Salsa

  • 1 ¼ cup blueberries raspberries, and diced strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey


  • 1 ½ pounds salmon filet
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste


  • Preheat grill.
  • Make sauce by combining ingredients in a bowl. Taste test and adjust as needed. Set aside. (This can be made up to a day in advance and kept in an airtight container in the fridge.)
  • Combine the berries and parsley in a bowl. Whisk together the honey and lemon and drizzle over.
  • Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper. Grill for 3-5 minutes per side, until just cooked through. Serve with the berries ("Nordic Salsa") and herb yogurt sauce.


Side suggestions: Green salad, boiled baby potatoes, and baguette or crisp bread.
Keyword blueberries, cashew yogurt, chives, dill, grill, omega-3's, raspberries, salmon, strawberries, summer