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Honey Garlic Butter Grilled Salmon

Posted by : Wild For Salmon   /  

This summer, we're taking advantage of the vibrant bounty found at local farmers' markets by featuring a "farm market favorite" recipe each week on our blog. Remember, sourcing local is extremely important to the enrichment of our societal food community! 

Our salmon's culinary versatility makes cooking with fresh, local produce an experimental, but extremely rewarding experience each week in the kitchen. Farmers are offering a plethora of produce this time of the year, meaning there are endless recipes just begging to be made. 

It's garlic season! Head to the market and fire up the grill for this weeks featured recipe, "Honey Garlic Butter Grilled Salmon". This juicy and tender meal is a total grilling game changer!

This meal can be prepared in 20 minutes, then grilled for a crispy, golden finish! 
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Serves: Ingredient
⅓ cup honey
¼ cup butter
4 large cloves garlic, crushed
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (juice of ½ a lemon)
1.2kg | 2½ pound side of salmon
Sea salt, to tasteCracked pepper, to taste (optional)
Lemon slices (to serve)
2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
Directions
  1. Position a rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat oven to 375°F | 190°C. Line a baking tray / sheet with a large piece of foil, big enough to fold over and seal to create a packet (or 2 long pieces of foil over lapping each other lengthways to create your salmon packet, depending on the width of you fillet).
  2. In a small saucepan, melt the butter over low-medium heat. Add the honey, garlic and lemon, and whisk until the honey has melted through the butter and the mixture is well combined.
  3. Place the salmon onto lined baking tray | sheet. Pour the butter/honey mixture over the salmon, and using a pastry brush or spoon, spread evenly over the salmon. Sprinkle with a good amount of salt (about 2 teaspoons) and cracked pepper. Fold the sides of the foil over the salmon to cover and completely seal the packet closed so the butter does not leak.
  4. Bake until cooked through (about 15-18 minutes, depending on the thickness of your fish and your preference of doneness). Open the foil, being careful of any escaping steam, and grill for 2-3 minutes on medium heat to caramelize the top. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately with lemon slices.

 

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