Modern Panini: Grilled Salmon & Herbed Cream Cheese

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Perfect Panini: Mouthwatering Recipes for the World's Favorite Sandwiches

By Jodi Liano

Published 2013

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Homemade herbed cream cheese is infinitely better than store-bought versions. This recipe calls for chives, parsley, and tarragon, but use any herbs you like. Look for a crusty sourdough loaf; it will hold up well with the grilled salmon.


  • sourdough bread 4 slices, each about ½-inch (12 mm) thick
  • olive oil


  1. Preheat the sandwich grill. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper. Drizzle both sides with 1 tbsp oil. Place the salmon on the grill, close the top plate, and cook until the salmon is opaque throughout, 3–5 minutes. Transfer the salmon to a plate, keeping the grill o