This Honey Lime Salmon [ Grilled Or Oven Roasted ]!!!

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Honey Lime Salmon (Grilled or Oven Roasted) is an easy summery dish that is perfect for busy weeknights. Best of all, it’s covered in a delicious honey and lime butter sauce that is sweet, tangy and full of flavor…..

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Ingredients  [ For 2 to 4 people ]    [   Preparation time : 15 minute  –  Cooking time : 20 minutes  ]

  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
  • 4 (6 ounces) salmon fillets
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • zest from half a lime
  • Oil for grilling
  • Lime slices and chopped cilantro (or parsley), for serving

Preparation Method

  1. Season salmon generously with salt and pepper.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together the melted butter, olive oil, honey, soy sauce, lime juice, lime zest and minced garlic.
  3. Reserve 1-2 tablespoons of the sauce to brush on the salmon once finished cooking.
  4. Marinate the salmon in the rest of the sauce for at least 30 minutes before grilling.
  5. Once the salmon is ready, preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  6. To make salmon directly on the grill (with grill marks):
  7. Brush grill grates with oil. Place salmon fillets on the grill diagonally to the grill grates.
  8. Grill with the lid closed for 2-4 minutes (depending on the thickness of the salmon) or until grill marks appear.
  9. Use tongs and a wide spatula, carefully turn the fish onto the other side, so that the skin side is now on the grill grates.
  10. Close the grill lid. Cook for another 2-5 minutes, again depending on the thickness of the fillets. Salmon should be just barely opaque throughout when done.
  11. To make salmon in foil packs (and no grill marks):
  12. Place each piece of salmon on a piece of large parchment paper on top of a larger piece of heavy-duty foil.
  13. Add lime slices and drizzle with a spoonful of marinade. Wrap up salmon tightly in the parchment/foil packets.
  14. Place the foil packets on the hot grill and cook for 10-13 minutes, flipping halfway through. Remove from grill.
  15. To make salmon in the oven: Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil and place marinated salmon on top. Roast for 8-10 minutes, depending on the thickness of the salmon or until fish is just cooked through. Turn oven to broil and cook for another 2-3 minutes, until salmon is lightly charred.

Enjoy it!!




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