Grilled Salmon With Tomatoes, Mint, and Garlic

Prep: 15 min., Chill: 30 min., Grill: 7 min. Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes, Mint, and Garlic is an elegant yet easy choice for company.

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Recipe from Southern Living Cooking School

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  • 1/4 cup canola oil, divided
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes (about 2 large)
  • 4 (6-oz.) salmon fillets
  • Garnish: fresh mint sprigs


  1. 1. Stir together 2 Tbsp. canola oil, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. pepper, garlic, and mint in a medium bowl until blended. Add tomatoes, and toss gently. Cover and chill 30 minutes.
  2. 2. Brush fillets evenly with remaining 2 Tbsp. canola oil; sprinkle evenly with remaining 3/4 tsp. salt and remaining 1/2 tsp. pepper.
  3. 3. Grill salmon, skin side up and covered with grill lid, over high heat (400º to 500º) 4 minutes; turn and grill 3 more minutes or until fish flakes with a fork. Serve with tomato mixture.
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