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Flavorful Salmon Fillets Recipe

Flavorful Salmon Fillets Recipe

Compliments are a “shore thing” when Krista Frank fixes these fabulous salmon fillets at home in Rhododendron, Oregon. A tasty marinade pumps up the flavor and keeps them moist and tender.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 salmon fillets (1 inch thick and 6 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first nine ingredients; add salmon. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 15 minutes, turning once.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Place salmon skin side down on rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 13-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 330 calories, 18 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 100 mg cholesterol, 204 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 5 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.