Salmon Tacos with Caper Dill Sauce

Yet another awesome Salmon recipe!  I found this one on Pinterest- from food blogger The Roasted Root.  I made some adjustments but cooked the fish exactly as she did and loved it.  I used white rice and I added some chopped spinach to it and saute’d it in some Coconut spray.   I also purchased a jar of spicy hot Red Cherry tomatoes with peppers mix and added it as a topping to my tacos.  I loved all the flavors of the creamy dill sauce with the spicy crunch of the peppers.   This one is definitely going to be on the rotation.

salmon fish tacos

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 white rice- chopped spinach- saute in Coconut cooking spray
  • 6 corn tortillas
  • Jar of Cherry tomatoes/hot peppers mix

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 rice, salmon, and caper-dill sauce/ hot peppers to corn tortillas.
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