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Grilled Wild Salmon

by Erika Nicole Kendall

Ever consider purchasing an indoor electric grill?

1  (2-pound) side of salmon, skin on
1  tablespoon  extra-virgin olive oil
1  teaspoon  sea salt
1/2  teaspoon  freshly ground pepper
2  tablespoons  chopped fresh chives
2  tablespoons  chopped fresh cilantro
2  limes

1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2. Place salmon on a work surface, and remove any excess fat. Feel for any small bones, and remove with tweezers or a strawberry huller. Place salmon flat on a large glass baking dish. Rub salmon with oil; sprinkle with sea salt and next 3 ingredients.

3. Squeeze juice of 1 lime over salmon just before cooking. When the grill is hot, place salmon flesh side down, and cook, undisturbed, about 6 minutes or until salmon releases from grill easily and is golden brown on the cooked side.

4. Turn salmon over, and place it skin side down on a piece of heavy-duty aluminum foil (cut longer than the fish). Squeeze juice from remaining lime over salmon, and cook, covered with grill lid (or additional foil), 6 more minutes or until fish starts to flake. Lift salmon in aluminum foil from heat, and let rest, loosely covered, about 5 minutes before slicing. (It will continue to cook slightly.)

5. Remove skin before serving. Serve warm or at room temperature topped with Cucumber-Avocado Salsa.

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