Grilled Salmon in Champagne Sauce

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Caroline Cooks

After a long week of my business traveling, my wonderful retired husband (now past---God rest his soul) would pick me up at the airport and fix this delicious dish, while toasting the coming weekend with the extra champagne. This is wonderful!

Top Review by Lawsome

The salmon and sauce had a nice soft flavor, but I wasn't wowed by the sauce. I used leftover champagne instead of fresh, which could make a big difference.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat grill to medium heat.
  2. Paint each fillet on both sides with olive oil; salt and pepper.
  3. Place on grill and cook for approximately 3-7 minutes on each side, depending on your choice of doneness.
  4. Remove to heated platter and cover.
  5. Heat 1 teas. olive oil in saute pan over medim heat; add shallots.
  6. Saute about 1 1/2 minutes to soften.
  7. Reduce heat to med-low.
  8. Stir in Champagne, mustard, salt(if desired) and tarragon.
  9. Blend well.
  10. Remove from heat, stir in sour cream.
  11. Place half of sauce on heated serving plate; top with salmon fillet and garnish with very light sprinkle of tarragon.
  12. Serve.

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