Grilled Salmon Fillets with a Lemon, Tarragon, and Garlic Sauce April 12 2012


4 (6 ounce) fillets salmon

salt and ground black pepper to taste

2 tablespoons olive oil 

1/2 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

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

 

Prepare a grill for medium- high heat.

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

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

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