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Spicy Herb-Grilled Salmon Steaks

by Erika Nicole Kendall

1/2  cup  basil leaves
1/3  cup  mint leaves
3  tablespoons  minced seeded jalapeno pepper
2  tablespoons  white vinegar
2 1/2  teaspoons  minced peeled fresh ginger
1  teaspoon  sugar
2  teaspoons  fish sauce
2  garlic cloves, chopped
4  (6-ounce) salmon steaks (about 1 inch thick)
1/2  teaspoon  salt
1/8  teaspoon  black pepper
Cooking spray
1/4  cup  finely chopped fresh basil
4  lime wedges

Prepare grill/grill skillet.

Combine the first 8 ingredients in a blender or food processor, and process until smooth. Set aside. Sprinkle salmon steaks with salt and black pepper. Place the fish on a grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill for 5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Spoon sauce over fish, and garnish with chopped basil and the lime wedges.

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1 comment

Alison July 1, 2013 - 10:06 AM

Thank you for the recipe. I’m a huge salmon junky and will definitely give this a try. I do however, usually marinade my salmon before grilling. I do a soy sauce and brown sugar marinade with a touch of garlic and lemon.

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