Spicy Herb-Grilled Salmon Steaks

Becky Luigart-Stayner

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

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 293
  • Calories from fat: 44%
  • Fat: 14.2g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3.2g
  • Protein: 35.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 3.7g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 111mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 596mg
  • Calcium: 27mg

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  1. Prepare grill.
  2. 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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