Grilled Salmon with Creamy Pesto Sauce

Grilled Salmon with Creamy Pesto Sauce

Courtesy of PHILADELPHIA┬« Cream Cheese 4 Servings • 10 Min. Prep Time • 10 Min. Cook Time


This velvety and versatile sauce is also delicious served with chicken or other varieties of fish. For even more flavor, additional pesto could be brushed over the salmon before grilling.

4 salmon fillets (1 lb.)
2 Tbsp. olive oil
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
1/4 c. milk
2 Tbsp. pesto
1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh parsley


1. HEAT grill to medium heat.

2. BRUSH both sides of fish with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill, skin-sides down, 10 min. or until fish flakes easily with fork.

3. MEANWHILE, cook cream cheese and milk in saucepan on medium heat 2-3 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and sauce is well blended, stirring constantly. Stir in pesto.

4. SERVE fish topped with sauce and parsley.


Special Extra: For added flavor, brush salmon with additional pesto instead of oil.