Spicy Herb-Grilled Salmon Steaks

Spicy Herb-Grilled Salmon Steaks Recipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner


4 servings (serving size: 1 steak and 2 tablespoons sauce)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 293
Caloriesfromfat 44 %
Fat 14.2 g
Satfat 2.5 g
Monofat 6.8 g
Polyfat 3.2 g
Protein 35.5 g
Carbohydrate 3.7 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 111 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 596 mg
Calcium 27 mg


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.

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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June 2000
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