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How to Grill Salmon Recipe

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How to Grill Salmon

Serves 4

Grilling isn't just for steaks and burgers! Throw on any variety of salmon—Sockeye, Coho, or the prize catch, King. This lemongrass version is delicious with Grilled Endive and Rapini Salad.

Ingredients:

  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each), pin bones removed
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • 1-inch piece lemongrass stalk
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Directions:

  1. Remove tough, outer layers of lemongrass. Chop remainder really fine, with a knife or in a small food processor. Mix lemongrass with olive oil.
  2. Season salmon liberally with salt on both sides. Place in a shallow dish. Pour lemongrass and olive oil mixture over flesh side of fish. Refrigerate uncovered 20 minutes or up to overnight.
  3. Heat grill on high; then reduce heat to medium-high. Place salmon flesh side down. Cover and cook 3 minutes. Flip and cook, covered, an additional 3 to 5 minutes, or until flesh is flaky and opaque.
  4. Chef's Note:

Nutrition:

Amount Per Serving (based on 4 servings, does not include salt to taste)
Calories: 380
Fat: 27 g
Saturated Fat: 4 g
Cholesterol: 105 mg
Sodium: 80 mg
Carbohydrates: 0 g
Fiber: 0 g
Sugar: 0 g
Protein: 34 g
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