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Salmon Spiedini with Lemon-Caper Cream

Prep Time:

45 Min.

Cook Time:

15 Min.

Total Time:

60 Min.





  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) each olive oil and lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) chopped fresh dill
  • ¼ tsp (1 ml) each salt and pepper


  • ¼ cup (50 ml) each sour cream and mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) chopped capers
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) grated lemon rind


  • mixed baby greens or friscee

How to make

  • Cut salmon into 1 1/2-inch (4 cm) cubes.
  • In shallow bowl, combine marinade ingredients.
  • Add salmon and toss to coat; let stand for 10 minutes.
  • Combine lemon-caper cream ingredients and chill until ready to serve.
  • Reserving marinade and beginning and ending with salmon pieces, thread salmon and lemon pieces alternating on skewers.
  • Place on greased grill over medium heat and grill for about 10 minutes, turning once and brushing with marinade.


  • Toast sausage buns on grill, if desired.
  • Top bottom half of each bun with a little lemon-caper cream, baby greens, 1 salmon spiedini (skewer removed) and little more cream.
  • Top with bun lids and serve.