Grilled Salmon with Creamy Horseradish Sauce

This is a keeper for all salmon lovers. It’s a grilled salmon dish with that horseradish zip.

Before you start the recipe, make this sauce:


¾ cup sour cream
¼ cup mayonnaise
2 Tbsp prepared white horseradish
2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp soy sauce

For Sauce:  mix all ingredients in a small bowl.  Season with salt and pepper.   Can be made 1 day ahead.  Cover and Chill.

Servings: 6

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  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp prepared white horseradish
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp coarsely ground black pepper
  • 6 inch thick salmon fillets (each about 6 oz)


  1. Spray grill rack generously with nonstick spray.
  2. Prepare barbecue to medium high heat. 
  3. Whisk oil, horseradish, soy sauce, garlic, salt and pepper in a small bowl.   Brush oil mixture over both sides of salmon fillets.
  4. Grill salmon just until opaque in center, about 4 minutes per side.  
  5. Transfer salmon to plates and serve with sauce.