Ginger Honey Glazed Salmon

Salmon With A Lovely Glaze

Six Servings

The combination of honey and orange juice gives the salmon a lovely glaze. To prevent the salmon from sticking, brush or spray oil generously on the grill and use a firm hand with your spatula. I like to make any leftovers into a main-dish salad the next day for lunch or dinner.

Ginger-Honey Marinade

1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

Mix all the ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat slightly and simmer 5 minutes. Use as directed in the recipe.

6 salmon steaks
3 tablespoons virgin olive oil (for oiling the grill)

1. Pour half of the ginger honey marinade into a bowl and cool slightly. Keep the other half warm.

2. Put the salmon in one layer in a shallow pan, pour half the marinade on top, and turn the fish so that all sides are coated. Cover with plastic wrap and let sit for 30 minutes.

3. Prepare a medium-hot fire for grilling or preheat a gas grill, and arrange a rack 3 to 4 inches from the heat. Brush the grill with the olive oil and arrange the salmon steaks on top. Cook, brushing with the marinade, until the flesh is just opaque, about 6 to 7 minutes per side. Carefully slide the fish off the grill and serve with the remaining marinade spooned on top of each steak. Serve with a stir-fried green vegetable and steamed rice or rice pilaf.

© Nina Simonds 2008

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