Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Sockeye Salmon - on the Grill

Sockeye Salmon on the grill.
A sunny day in Massachusetts! Temperatures in the low 70°'s.  The vibrant yellow forsythias & daffodils are blossoming!  Tulip buds are now visible!  Spring!  Tonight was definitely a great evening to grill "wild caught" Sockeye Salmon for dinner.

Originally, this was not in my dinner plans for tonight.  However, who can resist grilling seafood on a beautiful spring evening?  A 1 lb. fillet of "wild caught" Sockeye Salmon (previously frozen) was purchased at our local Big Y's seafood department and the grilling basket was located.

This is an easy, quick dinner that tastes so good! 

Grilled Sockeye Salmon

Salmon Fillet
Olive Oil for sauteing & baking

***A grilling basket/ container  is a very handy tool to use.  It is sprayed with PAM before placing on the heated grill.

  1. Heat grill.
  2. On a large dish pour about 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil for sauteing & baking.
  3. Sprinkle about 1/8 teaspoon Paprika on the Olive Oil.
  4. Rinse Salmon Fillet under running cold water.
  5. Place fillet on Olive Oil/Paprika skin side up.
  6. Turn fillet over and coat other side with Oil mixture.
  7. Place fillet on/in grilling basket/container that has been sprayed with PAM.
  8. Grill on one side and then grill other side. 
  9. Grilling time - A 1 lb. piece requires 5 - 7 Minutes on each side.
***The amount of needed grilling time depends on the size of the piece of Salmon Fillet and also on the Grill.

Serve with a microwaved "Baked Potato" and a veggie salad!


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