It’s grilling season, which means lots of grilling recipes coming your way. This cilantro lime salmon is the first of many. It’s an easy and healthy recipe with a mild flavor that can please almost anyone who enjoys fish. The grill makes the salmon exceptionally tasty because of the smokiness it adds to it.  A huge thank you to Fred Meyer Stores for sponsoring this delicious recipe!

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Ingredients:

6 (6 oz) King salmon fillets
5 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp grated ginger
2 1/2 tbsp chopped cilantro
1 tsp brown sugar
Zest of 1 lime
5 tbsp lime juice
1/3 cup rice wine (sake)
3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
3 tbsp vegetable oil

Instructions:

1. In a large bowl combine minced garlic, grated ginger, chopped cilantro, brown sugar, lime zest, lime juice, rice wine, low sodium soy sauce, and vegetable oil. Reserve 1/4 cup of this sauce for later.

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2. Place the salmon fillets into the bowl and light turn them to coat completely. Cover with plastic and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.

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3. Fire up the grill to medium high heat and cook the fish on both sides. Grilling time may  vary depending on the thickness of each fillet.

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4. Once the salmon is fully cooked, transfer to a plate and drizzle the reserved marinade over each fillet. Serve hot.

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Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 6 (6 oz) King salmon fillets
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp grated ginger
  • 2½ tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 5 tbsp lime juice
  • ⅓ cup rice wine (sake)
  • 3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl combine minced garlic, grated ginger, chopped cilantro, brown sugar, lime zest, lime juice, rice wine, low sodium soy sauce, and vegetable oil. Reserve ¼ cup of this sauce for later.
  2. Place the salmon fillets into the bowl and light turn them to coat completely. Cover with plastic and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  3. Fire up the grill to medium high heat and cook the fish on both sides. Grilling time may vary depending on the thickness of each fillet.
  4. Once the salmon is fully cooked, transfer to a plate and drizzle the reserved marinade over each fillet. Serve hot.